Shipping to Slovakia

Local Charges

Surcharge amount Details
Change of destination fee (COD)  300 USD / per container    
Change of destination fee – Administrative Cost (CAD) – effective as of 15th January 2018. 300 USD / per b/l  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  
Change of destination fee – Extra Restows (CED) – effective as of 15th January 2018. USD 300 + extra costs associated / per container  Acceptance of the extra costs associated is must  
Container weighing – origin / Export 45 EUR / container Weighing service at inland depot in Slovakia
Late Documentation Fee 25 EUR / BL Shipping instructions sent more than 2 working days after loading
Late Payment Fee 50 EUR / invoice Invoice not paid 7 days afterloading
Late Payment Fee 150 EUR / invoice Invoice not paid 3 days prior arrival to destination
Certificate issuance 30 EUR / certificate Certificate issuance
BL Amendment Fee 75 EUR / BL Change of B/L after issuance (locally or by customer from maerskline.com)
Weight Discrepancy Fee 100 EUR / container / Ton above the limit Exceeding of weight category (against rate offer)
Multi Stop Service 0 - 25 km / 0 EUR
25 - 50 km / 45 EUR
above 50 km / individual rate
Multi-stop charge
Late Cancellation Fee 175 EUR / container Late truck cancellation (day A after 10.00 for day B) in case truck did not leave the terminal yet. Compensation for lost job.
Manual Booking Fee 50 EUR/BKG Charge for bookings not received via our e-channels
Waiting time 25 EUR / hour Waiting of truck during stuffing/unstuffing/customs clearance above 4 hours
Examination Service 250 EUR/ Container Scan arranged on terminal in Bremerhaven (standard procedure)
Examination Service 275 EUR/ Container Scan arranged by Damco in Bremerhaven (exceptional procedure)
Container nomination service  50 EUR/ Container  Container nomination 

Pick-up tariff effective for 01/04/2018-30/06/2018 (subject to equipment availability):

Pick up 20’DC; 40'DC/ 40’HC; 45"HC 20' RF 40’ RF 20' OT 40’ OT
Slovakia EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR
Bratislava - 300 500 300 500

 Pick-up tariff effective for 01/07/2018-30/09/2018 (subject to equipment availability):

Pick up 20’DC; 40'DC/ 40’HC; 45"HC 20' RF 40’ RF 20' OT 40’ OT
Slovakia EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR
Bratislava free 300 500 300 500
Dunajska Streda free X X X X
Kosice free X X X X

Pick-up instructions

Depots marked with  "X"  pick up is not be offered

Demurrage and Detention

Valid from 1.1.2016

Export Demurrage

Export Demurrage - valid for containers staying on customer request at depot in Slovakia
A. Freetime  Freetime starts with the 1st day as day when container arrives at the terminal and last day as day when container leaves terminal. Both days included.
Dry cargo
7 calendar days (day of arrival  and departure included)
IMO cargo, reefer containers, special equipment 5 calendar days (day of arrival  and departure included)
B. Charges per calendar day after free-time Demurrage tariff rate (calendar days) starts with the first day after free time expires.
20' dry container per day EUR 38.00
40' dry container per day EUR 58.00
20', 40' IMO cargo, reefer containers, special equipment per day EUR 103.00

Export Demurrage in the port - freetime and charges based on conditions valid for load country: 

Bremerhaven, Hamburg 
Rotterdam 
Koper 

Export Detention in the port - freetime and charges based on conditions valid for load country: 

Bremerhaven, Hamburg
Rotterdam 
Koper

Procedures

For standard booking requests you may use the Rate and Booking links in the Do business section or contact us directly.

Preferred loading port is  Bremerhaven or Koper.

If you would like us to arrange carrier's haulage of special equipment  (e.g. reefers, open top containers) we need information about the required loading date one week prior to the actual stuffing in order to arrange availability of empty equipment.

U.S. Customs 24-Hour Advance Vessel Manifest Rule

Restrictions

For road transport within Slovakia, the following weight limits apply.

Weight restrictions
 20-foot dry container   26 tons cargo weight
 40-foot dry container   26 tons cargo weight
 45-foot dry container   25 tons cargo weight
 20-foot reefer container   24 tons cargo weight
 40-foot reefer container   24 tons cargo weight

If you would like to place bookings for one of the following, please make sure to contact our customer service team prior to booking in order to check acceptance:

  • wines or spirits,
  • cigarettes,
  • dangerous cargo,
  • out-of-gauge cargo.

The same applies to any certificates you may require us to issue and letter of credit requirements you need to have inserted in the bill of lading.

Used Tyres and MILITARY CARGO not allowed for export from Slovakia.

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.