Shipping to Slovakia

Local Charges

Surcharge amount Details
Change of destination fee (COD)  300 USD / per b/l    
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 
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 / container Import shipment - additional order for C/H (except Koper)
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
Import Service Charge 50 EUR / BL Import release for M/H, CIF and To order shipments (consignee is not SK customer)
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.
Waiting time 25 EUR / hour Waiting of truck during stuffing/unstuffing/customs clearance above 4 hours
Inland Haulage Cancellation Fee 75 EUR/B/L Charged for change of destination from SD locations in Slovakia to port of discharge (Bremerhaven, Koper) which is requested by customer.
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)

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/04/2018-30/06/2018

Drop off 20'DC 40'DC 40'HC 45'HC 20'RF 40'RF 20' OT  40' OT
Slovakia EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR  EUR
Metrans Dunajska Streda 200 370 370 - - - - -
Bratislava 200 370 370 370 100 200 100 200
Metrans Kosice 400 650 650 - - - -

Drop-off tariff effective for 01/07/2018-30/09/2018

Drop off 20'DC 40'DC 40'HC 45'HC 20'RF 40'RF 20'OT 40'OT
Slovakia EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR EUR
Metrans Dunajska Streda 200 370 370 X X X X X
Bratislava 200 370 370 370 100 200 100 200
Metrans Kosice 400 650 650 X X X X X

Drop-off M/H instructions

Depots marked with ''price in EUR'' can be used for drop off , subject to mentioned drop off fee. 

Depots marked with  "-"  drop off can only be arranged after confirmation by EQU team

Depots marked with  "X"  drop off will not be accepted.

Demurrage and Detention

Demurrage

Freetime starts with the 1st day as day when container arrives at the terminal and last day as day when container leaves the terminal. Both days included.

Calendar days DRY Calendar days REEFER/ OT&FR / IMO
20' 40' / 45' 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day From To EUR per day EUR per day
1 7 0 0 1 5 0 0
8 14 48 68 6 12 118 133
15+ 63 93 13+ 143 163

As of 30th March 2018 national holidays will be exempted from Demurrage in free and chargeable period for all import cargo.List of national holidays for 2018:

Holiday Date Name of the day
30 March 2018 Good Friday
02 April 2018 Easter Monday
01 May 2018 Labour Day
08 May 2018 Liberation Day
05 July 2018 St.Cyril and Methodius Day
29 August 2018 National Uprising Day
01 September 2018 Constitution Day
15 September 2018 The Day of the Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows
01 November 2018 All Saints's Day
17 November 2018 Freedom and Democracy Day
24 December 2018 Christmas Eve
25 December 2018 Christmas Day
26 December 2018 St. Stephen's Day

Detention from 1st April 2018

Freetime Free days (calendar days) starting with the day when container leaves the terminal gate. And last day is day when empty container is accepted on the terminal. Both days included.

Calendar days DRY REEFER OT&FR
20' 40' / 45' 20' 40' 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day
1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 13 35 45 75 110 75 105
14 20 45 70 115 150 85 175
21+ 55 85 145 190 95 200

Detention before 1st April

Freetime Free days (calendar days) starting with the day when container leaves the terminal gate. And last day is day when empty container is accepted on the terminal. Both days included.

Calendar days DRY / IMO REEFER/ OT&FR
20' 40' / 45' 20' 40'
From To EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day EUR per day
1 6 0 0 0 0
7+ 35 45 70 90

Procedures

For your delivery/release order please use the form available here. Send the filled form to SK.IMPORT@MAERSK.COM ideally one week prior vessel arrival.

If you need specific information regarding import procedures, please contact our Customer service department +421 2 3231580 or sk.import@maersk.com.

When final delivery arranged in CH, driver is carrying T1 document together with commercial invoices of the cargo.  In case you wish not to have invoices attached please contact our Customer service department on: +421232131580.

Restrictions

For road transport within Slovakia, the following weight limits apply

Weight restrictions
 20-foot dry container   26tons 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.

Print of oB/L at destination Slovakia not allowed.

IMO Class 1 & 7 NOT accepted for inland transportation to Slovakia.  The rest IMO Classes are acceptable for inland haulage transport from discharge port up to SD location in Slovakia. Transport mode: RR + TRK or RR+ RR

Personal Effects/Household goods are accepted for delivery to Slovakia only if shipper and consignee/notify shown in Transport Document is International Moving or Forwarding company, not a private person. We do accept also wording e.g. “Person XY C/O international moving / forwarding company“. Shipments showing only private person as consignee are NOT accepted for SD bookings to Slovakia.

Vehicles, cars, lorries, motorcycles and any other motor vehicles are not accepted in Carrier's Haulage, to any destination in Slovakia.  Shipments booked to Bremerhaven CY, Hamburg CY or Koper CY are accepted.

Complete and accurate cargo description along with HS 6 digit code for shipments destined to Slovakia is needed. As per the requirement, a 6-digit HS code must be submitted along with all shipping instructions as a mandatory information starting from 1st of September 2015. In case of multiple commodities HS codes for all the commodities need to be submitted.

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.