Shipping to Tanzania

Demurrage and Detention

Free Time 

Equipment Type Days
All Dry 30 calendar days


Demurrage and Detention Tariffs after Expiry of Free Time
Charged per container per calendar day

Days 20DRY 40DRY & 40HDRY
1-7 days USD 10 USD 20
8-14 days USD 15 USD 30
15 days and above USD 30 USD 60


Export bookings are handled either through our website's booking module, or with our Customer Service Teams located in our local agency office.

Documentation/Shipping Instructions - All export documentation must be submitted 48 hours prior to vessel arrival. 

Sailing Schedules can be obtained by requesting through TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM.

For further information, please contact our Export Manager at TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM.



  • Timber is accepted for export upon verification of the export's permit and license as timber is still a controlled commodity.
  • Copper is accepted upon satisfaction by Maersk that it is from a known/recognized origin since there are no copper mines in Tanzania.
  • Chilled cargo accepted only subject to survey by recognized inspection company e.g. SGS.
  • Seedcake (Sunflower or cotton seed) is not accepted.
  • Charcoal is not accepted.
  • No reefer acceptance in Zanzibar.

Weight / Measurement - For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact .

Special Cargo - Out of Gauge (OOG), Break Bulk (B/B) and IMO cargo are subject to standard Maersk approval procedures. Please contact our customer service desk at TZ.EXPORT@MAERSK.COM with specific requirements.

Bill of lading clauses, documentation - We do not accept any CFS shipments as Nyota Tanzania Limited is not allowed to offer a consolidation product on exports.

Special Customs Requirements - No special clauses/restrictions apply.

Contact us

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.