Shipping to Malta

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Demurrage and Detention

Applicable from 1st April 2018

Our setup in Malta consists of one element: Combined Detention and Demurrage.

This means you will have one combined free- time period and compensation for utilization of equipment inside and outside of terminals or depots, referred to as Combined Demurrage & Detention.

Combined Detention and Demurrage starts to apply as from SAME DAY of DISCHARGE until GATE IN EMPTY,

Calculation is based on CALENDAR days

COMBINED DETENTION & DEMURRAGE

Import Combined Demurrage & Detention
DRY (IMO Dry same as Dry)

From Discharge day to Gate In Empty day included (Calendar)

  Eur per Day 
Port  Days  20'  40' 
Marsaxlokk  0 to 7  0
8 to 12  15  30 
13 onward  25  50 

Import Combined Demurrage & Detention
REEFER (IMO Reefer same as Reefer)

From Discharge day to Gate In Empty day included (Calendar)

  Eur per Day 
Port  Days  20'  40' 
Marsaxlokk  0 to 5  0
6 to 10  65 90 
11 onward  100  200 

Import Combined Demurrage & Detention
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT (Open Top, Flat Rack)
 

From Discharge day to Gate In Empty day included (Calendar) 

  Eur per Day 
Port  Days  20'  40' 
Marsaxlokk  0 to 7  0
8 to 12  20  40 
13 onward  30 60 

Restrictions

Commodity:

No specific restrictions for non-hazardous cargo. Dangerous Cargo (IMO) class 1, 7 not allowed for import and transhipment.

Special Cargoes:

  • Out of guage (OOG)/Breakbulk: L x W x H, cms 1800 x 500 x 500, maximum 40 tons: agent needs prior advice in order to inform Malta Terminal.
  • Breakbulk is subject to agent's approval prior acceptance.
  • Dangerous cargo (IMO) class 1 and 7 require approval from authorities/agent prior acceptance.

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