Shipping to Serbia

Demurrage and Detention valid till 14th August 2019

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Port of Rijeka DETAILS
Port of Bar DETAILS.


Export not applicable


Demurrage import

Demurrage starts as from gate in (full) day (included), ends with gate-out day (included) from internal depot.

Free time:

Days 14 4

Tariff after free time (EUR):

Days after free time expiration* 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc
45’ DRY
20’ REEF 40’ REEF
15th to 24th day (10 days) 12 18    
25th to 73th day (49 days) 18 24    
As from 74st day 75 100    
5th to 14th day     45 50
As from 15th day     60 80

*Valid from 01.03.2018.


Detention import

Detention starts as from gate out day (included), ends with gate-in empty day (included) to terminal.

Days 5 5


Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ DRY 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
6th to 15th day 6 12 15 20
As from 15th day     30 50
16th day to 64thday 12 18    
As from 65th day 50 75    


Applicable from 1/1/2017

Our setup in Serbia consists of two elements; Demurrage and Detention.

This means you have separate free time and compensation for utilisation of equipment inside (Demurrage) and outside (Detention) of depot.

Demurrage starts to apply as from SAME DAY of GATE IN FULL until GATE OUT FULL

Detentions start to apply as from GATE OUT FULL to GATE IN EMPTY.

Calculation is based on CALENDAR days.

Combined Demurrage and Detention from 15th August 2019

Effective date: 15th August 2019

Expiry date: Until further notice

Combined Demurrage and Detention

Combined equipment demurrage and detention commences on and includes the day that the full container is gated-in full at Rail Ramp at the ports and ends on the day that the empty container is gated-in at the terminal.

  • Shipper Owned Containers (SOC) are not subject to Combined Demurrage and Detention
  • Non-operating Reefers (NOR) will be charged as DRY equipment
  • National holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
  • Combined Demurrage and Detention will be invoiced as Detention
  • Combined Demurrage and Detention are invoiced: per container, per calendar day, per container size type

Serbia and Bosnia and Hercegovina 

Dry and IMO Containers (SerbiaInlandTerminals: Sremska Mitrovica, Belgrade; Bosniaand HercegovinainlandTerminals: Banja Luka, Sarajevo) (1)
Days 20’ 40’ & 45’
Day 1 to 14 Free
Day 15 to 20 25 EUR 50 EUR
Day 21 onwards 40 EUR 80 EUR
  1. Storage at discharge port are applicable in case of long stay at terminal (exceeding free days granted) not imputable to the carrier.
    Reefer and Special are not accepted on rail


Cargo Restrictions 

Cigarettes & Alcholic beverages : No carrier haulage accepatnce for mentioned comodites. Also no acceptance for CY Belgrade. 

For more restriction please visit local page of country where port of discharge is. 


Preferred entry port for Serbia is Rijeka port. Alternative ports are Koper and Thessaloniki however through BLs’ allowed only via Rijeka! 

Weight limit for all container type is 26 mts (cargo and container tara). 

Less Container Load: no acceptance 

Break Bulk : no acceptance 

Out of Guage (OOG): only subject to approval prior booking 

Reefer cargo; only subject to ( approval prior booking . Only m/h up to Rijeka,HR or Koper,SI. 


Documentation requirements: 

For delivery to Serbia following documents should be submited prior vessel's arrival : B/l ; invoices; packing lists; certificates. 

Special customs requirements 

For foodstaff all orginal documents need to be presented to the customs,. Vetenary and phytosanitary inspection need to be arranged at port of discharge and on Serbian border. 

Original Veterinary certificates need to be presented to Veterinary authorities before container arrival at Rijeka port! 

Contact us

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