Shipping to Oman

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Demurrage and Detention

Free time:

DAYS 5 3 3 3

Tariff after free time:

Days after freetime expiration 20' DRY/NOR 40'/45' DRY/HC/NOR Days after freetime expiration 20' REEF 40' REEF 20'FLAT / OPEN TOP 40'FLAT / OPEN TOP 20'IMO 40'IMO
Day 6 – 9 8 OMR 16 OMR Day 4 - 7 20 OMR 40 OMR 15 OMR 30 OMR 8 OMR 16 OMR
Day 10 – 18 16 OMR 32 OMR Day 8 – 15 40 OMR 80 OMR 30 OMR 60 OMR 16 OMR 32 OMR
Day 19 onwards 32 OMR 64 OMR Day 16 onwards 80 OMR 160 OMR 60 OMR 120 OMR 32 OMR 64 OMR

*** Import storage is settled directly by customer with the port authorities.

Import free time for commodity - Vehicles and Autoparts – 14 DAYS
(HS codes : 004601, 004602, 004603, 004604, 004605, 004606, 004607, 004608, 004609)

Effective Date : 15th September 2018 (Discharge date)

Detention here refers to - Combined Demurrage and Detention
Combined demurrage and detention starts from discharge day (included) and ends with gate-in empty day (included) to terminal.

Above free time is applicable for all container types.

Remark: Storage is collected by terminal directly

Tariff after free time:  As per the tariff (progressive slabs)


Bill of lading

No specific requirement, all types of bills of lading accepted. Containers allowed to be discharged to foreign parties but can only be cleared upon declaration of local consignee/notify and same can be corrected via amendment which is allowed post discharge of container/s.



Imo CLASS 1 prior acceptance approval from local operation desk

Weight and measurement

No weight restrictions. Maximum height permissible (OOG cargo) not more than 4.2 meters

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