Shipping to Taiwan

Demurrage and Detention

Import (From 01/Jan/2017, based on departure date)

Freedays
(Effective from 01/Jan/2017)
Dry (20'd/40'd/40'h/45'h) Combine Demurrage & Detention: 8 calendar days
Reefer and Special equipment Combine Demurrage & Detention:5 calendar days
Charge per day Demurrage& Detention Freetime equal or below 13 days Charge per day
Container Type 1-5 days 6+ days Amount per day when over free days but within 13 days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in Amount per day when over free days and over 14 days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in Amount per day when over free days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in
20' dry 700 1400 700 1400 1400
40' dry & hq dry 1000 2400 1000 2400 2400
45' hq dry 1200 2500 1200 2500 2500
Charge per day Demurrage
& Detention
Freetime equal
or below 10 days
Freetime equal or above 11 days
Container Type 1-5 days 6+ days Amount per day when over free days but within 10 days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in Amount per day when over free days and over 11 days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in Amount per day when over free days from the day that box discharged or the day that full box gate-in
20' Reefer/Special 1200 2400 1200 2400 2400
40' Reefer/Special 2000 3600 2000 3600 3600
  • Free time is calculated from discharged day or full box gate-in day and calculate per box.
  • Saturday and Sunday are counted as calendar days in Freeday period, however, National Holidays and Chinese New Year Holiday are excluded.
  • Nantional Holiday
    Date (DD-MM) 2018
    Holiday Description
    1-Jan New Year
    15-Feb ~ 20-Feb Chinese New Year
    28-Feb 228 Holiday
    4-Apr ~ 6-Apr Tomb Sweeping
    1-May Labor Holiday
    18-Jun Dragon Boat Festival
    24-Sep Mid-Autumn Festival
    10-Oct Twn National Holiday
    31-Dec New Year
  • Demurrage and Detention charge are subject to a VAT charge of 5%.

Restrictions

1. For Transhipment container only following commodities must be specified clear in transhipment documentation as Custom authority restrictions. 

  • Mushroom
  • Cigarette or Cigars
  • Alcohol product/ Wine/ Bear/ Brandy and etc.,
  • Agricultural produce and Chinese medicine (strictly applies for export from China PRC and region)

2. The maximum allowable weight of containers (tare weight plus cargo weight) allowed to transported by road in Taiwan is 29,500 kgs. This is a requirement of the Directorate General of Highway, Ministry of Transport and Communications.
All cargo to be transported by road should be kept within the weight limits. Any cargo that exceeds that allowed limit requires a special permit from the Directorate General of Highway upon the payment of fines to be determined on a case by case basis.

3. Cargo volume is mandatory information and measurement must be manifested in CBM for custom submission.

Arrival Date / Rate of Exchange Information

Find vessel arrival, rate of exchange, and issuance information here.

Week13(2018.03.30-2018.04.05)              Week14(2018.04.06-2018.04.12)                 Week15(2018.04.13-2018.04.19)  
Week16(2018.04.20-2018.04.26)              Week17(2018.04.27-2018.05.03)                 Week18(2018.05.04-2018.05.10)       
Week19(2018.05.11-2018.05.17)              Week20(2018.05.18-2018.05.24)                 Week21(2018.05.25-2018.05.31)    
Week22(2018.06.01-2018.06.07)              Week23(2018.06.08-2018.06.14)                 Week24(2018.06.15-2018.06.21)       
Week25(2018.06.22-2018.06.28)              Week26(2018.06.29-2018.07.05)                 Week27(2018.07.06-2018.07.12)             
Week28(2018.07.15-2018.07.19)              Week29(2018.07.21-2018.07.26)                 Week30(2018.07.27-2018.08.02)          
Week31 (2018.08.03-2018.08.09)             Week32(2018.08.10-2018.08.16)                 Week33(2018.08.17-2018.08.23)
Week34 (2018.08.24-2018.08.30)             Week35(2018.08.31-2018.09.06)                 Week36(2018.09.07-2018.09.13)
Week37 (2018.09.14-2018.09.20)             Week38(2018.09.21-2018.09.27)                 Week39(2018.09.28-2018.10.04)

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