Shipping to Madagascar
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Demurrage and Detention
|Detention(Applicable for export containers in all ports in Madagascar )|
|Dry Cargo||10 Calender days||Applicable from pick-up date from depot|
|Reefer Cargo||7 Calender days||Applicable from pick-up date from depot|
|Special Equipment (Open top, Flat rack, etc..)||7 Calender days||Applicable from pick-up date from depot|
|Charges per calendar day after free-time|
|20' dry||Flat rate||9|
|40' dry||Flat rate||19|
|20' reefer||Flat rate||102|
|40' reefer||Flat rate||205|
|20' Special Equipment||Flat rate||19|
|40' Special Equipment||Flat rate||37|
Above conditions and tariff are applicable for export container from the date the empty container is picked up from depot till the date the container are gated in terminal for exports.
Any damage or loss of the container will be invoiced separately
Export bookings are handled through our website's booking module. You only need to register yourself with on the Maersk website to gain access to directly book onto your computer.
If you require assistance with the registration and installing the digital certificate, there is a LIVE HELP function available any time, or you can contact your nearest Maersk Agent.
Sailing Schedules can be obtained directly from our website, or you can contact your nearest Maersk Agents for assistance or send an Email to email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org.
OOG cargo only accepted to/from Toamasina, subject to our standard procedures.
IMO cargo accepted to/from Toamasina , subject to our standard procedures.
Break Bulk cargo acceptance remains limited to Toamasina and requires prior approval from the Management.
Chilled reefers accepted to/from Toamasina, subject to our standard procedures.
No acceptance from Madagascar for following commodities:
- Essential oils
- Scrap Metal (Metal, aluminium, copper waste)
- Wood, Timber, any kind of wood.
- Medicinal plants
- Archaeological/ Historical objects
No acceptance in all Secondary ports as mentioned under Service Points.
Weight / Measurement:
Weight restrictions in Madagascar is 32 Tons (Including tare)
No acceptance of 45' containers in Madagascar.
Vessel schedule & cut-off
Booking cut off: ETA/ETB (estimated berthing date) – 60 hours
VGM cut off: ETA/ETB - 30 hours working days
SI cut off: ETA/ETB – 24 hours working days
ECO cut off: ETA/ETB – 48 hours
Gate opening: ETA/ETB - 5 days
CY closing: ETA/ETB time – 6 hours
Verified Gross Mass (VGM)
The Toamasina Terminal (MICTSL) do not have a “No VGM, No Gate-in” policy and thus accept packed containers at the gate when a VGM is absent.
Please keep in mind that while the terminal may accept the container, Maersk will still require a VGM as a condition for loading a vessel thus the VGM will need to be submitted 30 hours Prior to Vessel ETA.