Shipping to Poland

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Local Charges

Charge Charge type Amount
Change of destination fee (COD)  per container  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Applies if T/S port remains the same, amendment related to the final port of discharge. Must be requested 96hrs before the arrival to the T/S port  per b/l  USD 300 
Change of destination fee – Extra Restows (CED) – effective as of 15th January 2018. Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must. per container  USD 300 + extra costs associated 
Destination Dangerous Cargo Service (inland haulage of IMO cargo for all types of transport modes) per container PLN 150
Documentation Fee (DDF) – valid from 1st January 2018 (PCD)  per B/L  EUR 35 
Documentation Fee (DDF) – valid before 1stJanuary 2018 (PCD)  per B/L  EUR 30 
Multi Stop Service Multi-stop charge  0 - 25 km / 0 EUR
26 - 40 km / 40 EUR
41 - 60 km / 60 EUR
61 - 80 km / 80 EUR
81 - 100 km / 100 EUR
above 100 km / individual rate

Waiting Time Fee:

8 hrs free for TRK
4 hrs free for RCO
20 EUR / hr
250 EUR / day 

This fee is applied to shipments when trucks have to wait at a stop longer tha 8hrs where mode of transport is Truck and 4hrs where the mode of transport is Rail Combined due to customer’s decision/delays. This fee is applicable for every hour above free time, but maximum amount for one day equals to a daily rate. 

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/10/2018-30/11/2018

Please find below the overview of the available locations for container drop-off after import:

Drop off Poland 20' DC 40' DC/HC
EUR
Euroterminal Slawkow 150 225
Katy Wroclawskie 150 225
Loconi inland services Warszawa 150 225
PCC Kutno 150 225
Lodz 150 225
Szamotuly 225 125

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/12/2018-31/12/2018

Please find below the overview of the available locations for container drop-off after import:

Drop off Poland 20' DC 40' DC/HC
EUR
Euroterminal Slawkow 150 225
Schavemaker Katy Wroclawskie 300 500
Loconi Warszawa 150 225
PCC Kutno 150 225
Spedcont Lodz 150 225
Ostsped Szamotuly 225 125

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/01/2019-30/03/2019

Please find below the overview of the available locations for container drop-off after import:

[03.12.2018 ] Due to operational reasons temporary we are not accepting empty containers at Katy Wroclawskie terminal. This is applicable until further notice.

Drop off Poland 20' DC 40' DC/HC
EUR
Schavemaker Katy Wroclawskie 300 500
Euroterminal Slawkow 150 225
Loconi Warszawa
PCC Kutno
Spedcont Lodz
Ostsped Szamotuly 225 125
PCC Kolbuszowa Drop off not possible
Metrans Gadki
Metrans Pruszkow
Metrans Dabrowa Gornicza

NOTES
Drop off in Gdansk and Szczecin as per Voicemail for forwarders – 48 22 541 42 77
In case unit is dropped at wrong terminal 150 EUR penalty applies (exception: drop off during weekend and holidays, as well as unit unstuffed directly at the terminal).

Applicable ruling for drop-offs:

All related container handling costs at inland terminals will be on account of Maersk
Drop off fees will continue to be reviewed on quaterly basis
Rules of engagement related to container drop-off at sea terminals/depots of Gdansk and Szczecin remain unchanged

Demurrage and Detention

Effective from 15th January 2018 (discharge date)

Import Demurrage free time
Dry cargo 11 calendar days from day of discharge till gate out from final terminal – (day of discharge included)
Reefer cargo 5 calendar days from day of discharge till gate out from final terminal – (day of discharge included)

Note: IMO Cargo follows the free days & charges of Reefer containers.
Special equipment follows the free days & charges of DRY containers.

Import Demurrage charges per calendar day

Demurrage tariff rate (calendar days) starts with the first day after free time expires.

DRY REEFER
Calendar days 20' 40' / 45' Calendar days 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 11 0 0 1 5 0 0
12 21 37 53 6 14 88 115
22 39 60 80 15+   123 150
40+   75 100
     

Import Detention free time

Free days (calendar days) starting on the day the container has left the terminal gate (day of gate out included).

All equipment/cargo types Truck 4 calendar days
Rail 8 calendar days

Import Detention charges per calendar day after free time for:

- Truck transport mode:

DRY REEFER
Calendar days 20' 40' / 45' Calendar days   20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 4 0 0 1 4 0 0
5 21 32 43 5+   70 90
22+   60 80        

- Railroad or combined railroad and truck transport mode:

DRY REEFER
Calendar days 20' 40' / 45' Calendar days 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 8 0 0 1 8 0 0
9 21 32 43 9+   70 90
22+   60 80        

Before 15th January 2018 (discharge date)

Import Demurrage free time 
Dry cargo 12 calendar days from day of discharge till gate out from final terminal – (day of discharge included)
Reefer cargo 5 calendar days from day of discharge till gate out from final terminal – (day of discharge included)

Note: IMO Cargo follows the free days & charges of Reefer containers.
Special equipment follows the free days & charges of DRY containers.

Import Demurrage charges per calendar day

Demurrage tariff rate (calendar days) starts with the first day after free time expires.

20' dry container Days after discharge charge per day 

1-12 free

13-21 EUR 33.00

>21  EUR 53.00



40' and 45' dry container Days after discharge charge per day

1-12 free

13-21  EUR 43.00

>21 EUR 73.00



20' reefer Days after discharge charge per day 

1-5 free

6-14  EUR 83.00

>14 EUR 118.00



40' reefer Days after discharge charge per day 

1-5 free

6-14 EUR 108.00

>14 EUR 143.00

Import Detention free time

Free days (calendar days) starting on the day the container has left the terminal gate (day of gate out included).

All equipment/cargo types Truck 4 calendar days

Rail 8 calendar days

Import Detention charges per calendar day after free time

20' dry containers per Day EUR 30.00



40' and 45' dry containers per Day EUR 40.00



20' reefer per Day EUR 70.00



40' reefer per Day EUR 90.00

Container Drop-off

Please update drop off instruction from Monday 14/01 as below:

Gdańsk:

  • 20 DC – sound containers should be returned to Depot Balticon Gdańsk
  • 20 DC – damaged* containers should be returned to DCT Gdansk
  • 40 DC - all containers should be returned to DCT Gdansk
  • 40 HC – sound containers should be returned to Depot Radunia Gdańsk
  • 40 HC – damaged* containers should be returned to DCT Gdansk
  • 40 REEFERS - should be returned to (containers with prefix MMAU, SUDU90 & SUDU93 please return to DCT Gdańsk) Balticon Gdańsk, Radunia Gdansk or Ref-con Gdansk
  • 20 REEF - should be returned to Balticon Gdańsk
  • 45 HC –should be returned to (containers with prefixes MAEU please return to Balticon Gdańsk)DCT Gdansk
  • 40&20 OPEN  - should be returned to Balticon Gdansk

Szczecin: 

  • 20 DC – all containers should be returned to DB PORT
  • 40 DC –  sound containers should be returned to Depot Balticon Szczecin
  • 40 DC – damaged* containers should be returned to DB PORT
  • 40 HC – all containers should be returned to DB PORT
  • 40 REEFERS - should be returned to DB Port
  • 20 REEF - should be returned to DB PORT
  • 45 HC - as well as special containers should be returned DB Port.

*Damaged containers:

  • Deformation of the side panels more than 50 mm
  • Cracks or Deformation in corner castings and corner posts
  • Damages to the floor and under structure of the container (crossmembers, gooseneck, forklift pocket)
  • Holes in the side panels, top, bottom rear and header rails

*Uszkodzone kontenery:

  • Deformacje poszycia bocznego przekraczajace 50 mm.
  • Uszkdzone naroza zaczepowe oraz slupy narozne.
  • Delaminacja oraz uszkodzone płyty podłogowe, uszkodzenie usztywnień poprzecznych, kołnierzy, gęsiej szyji lub kieszeni widłowej.
  • Otwory w poszyciu oraz konstrukcji kontenera (puste profile: belki wzdluzne gorne, dolne oraz belki poprzeczne gorne dolne przod oraz tyl kontenera).

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