Shipping to Tanzania
Demurrage and Detention
**Effective 5th January 2018
|In Transit to Democratic Republic of Congo||55||55||21|
|In Transit to Zambia||40||40||21|
|In Transit to Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Uganda||30||30||21|
Demurrage and Detention charges upon expiry of free time; charged per calendar day per container;
Effective 20th March 2020
|Days after expiry of free time||20DRY||40DRY & 40HDRY||20REEF||40HREEF||20SPECIAL||40SPECIAL|
|1-7 days||USD 10||USD 20||USD 40||USD 80||USD 20||USD 40|
|8-14 days||USD 15||USD 30||USD 70||USD 140||USD 30||USD 70|
|15 days and above||USD 30||USD 60||UISD 100||USD 160||USD 50||USD 100|
Import cargo is released on presentation of original bills of lading, duly signed container guarantee forms and payment of local charges. Import clearing procedures can be obtained from your local Maersk office.
Import containers must be cleared within 7 days for reefers and 14 days for dry containers after being discharged or they are subject to a demurrage and detention tariff.
For tranist cargo they must be clearded an returned within 30 days after being discharged or they are subject to a demurrage and detention tariff.
Container deposit refunds:
We charge a container deposit on all import cargo into Tanzania. This is a refundable charge upon the empty return of our containers.
Once an empty container is returned, you can request for refund by filling the below form. We will process your refund and have your cheque available within 7 working days, assuming there are no outstandings. Cheque can be collected within 36 hours of issuance.
Click here to download a deposit refund form
Military items are not accepted for import without prior approval by Line or Operations Manager.
Weight / Measurement:
For general information on weight / measurement restrictions please contact your local agency office.Cargo with weight in excess of 23/30 tons per 20'/40' including tare should be brought to the attention ofcustomer serivce on a case by case basis at TZ.IMPORT@MAERSK.COM
For Zanzibar weight is limited by capacity of ship's gear, i.e 35 tons including tare.
Break Bulk (B/B), Out of Gauge (OOG) and IMO cargo are subject to Maersk approval procedures. Please contact TZ.IMPORT@MAERSK.COM with specific requirements.
All amendment requests are subject to CUSTOMS APPROVAL.
Weight amendment is subject to verification under Customs supervision and approval.