Shipping to Senegal

Demurrage and Detention

Demurrage valid as from 01 July 2016


Dry cargo 10 days Same Date
Reefer cargo 2 days Same Date

Charges per calendar day after free-time

Day Amount (XOF)
20' dry 0 > 10  days XOF 15800/day
40' dry
0 > 10  days XOF 31500/day

20'Opentop > 10 days XOF 65600/day
40'Opentop > 10 days XOF 132200/day
20' flat  > 10 days XOF 65600/day
40'Flat > 10 days XOF 132200/day
20' reefer > 2 days  XOF 65600/day 
40' reefer > 2 days  XOF 132200/day 



All equipment/cargo types Truck 1 calendar daysl

Charges per calendar day after free-time

Amount (XOF)
20' dry
XOF 29659
40' dry
XOF 29659
20' reefer
XOF 29659
40' reefer
XOF 29659


Bookings are placed via one of the below channels:

*email to Export Customer Service (

*E-booking application on

*Fax to Maersk Senegal Export Customer Service  +221 33 859 11 80

Bookings should contain all mandatory information such as container size, number of equipment, vessel and voyage, date, time and location for positioning.


Shipping instructions should be sent in one of the following ways:

*email to Export Customer Service (

*E-booking application on

*Fax to Maersk Senegal Export Customer Service: +221 33 859 11 80

For fax and email, the standard template should be used. Instructions should be sent latest 24 hours before vessel arrival



No restrictions

Weight / Measurement: 

For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local Maersk office. 

weight limit per container as follows:

Container Type/Size Weight limit
20 Dry 25 MT
40 Dry/High Cube 30 MT
45 Dry No Acceptance
20 Reefer 25 MT
40 Reefer/High Cube 30 MT
 45 Reefer  No Acceptance

B/l clausing, documentation: 


Split Partial Tp Doc (when a customer requests that the same container needs to be in two or more Tp Doc's with diffrent shipper/consignee) , Split Full Tp Doc (when a shipment has two containers or more, and the customer requests that each container should have a different Tp Doc's), Combine Tp Doc (when customer requests two or more shipments in same Tp Doc) are all acceptable upon shipper's request. 

Special Customs Requirements: 

No restrictions


  • Maersk Senegal S.A uses inland depots in Senegal for storage of empty containers. This enables Maersk to release empty containers throughout Senegal in the shortest possible time.
  • The government has decided to ban scrap metal export until further notice

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or if you have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us and we will respond within the next two days. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online.