Shipping to United Kingdom

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Demurrage and Detention

Cluster : Great Britain & Ireland Cluster
Country : United Kingdom
Direction : Export
Effective Date : 01/05/2017
Expiry Date : DD/MM/YYYY
Free time : Calendar day
Currency : GBP
Invoiced : Per container, per calendar day, per container size type

Export Detention (all UK ports/terminals including Belfast)

Equipment detention commences on and includes the day that the empty container is picked up and ends on the day that the full container is gated-in to the terminal/port.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat &  Open top REEF
Days 14 14 14

Tariff charges:

Days after gate- out empty 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 onwards 25 25 25 55 55 55 55

SOC are not subject to detention
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period

Export Demurrage (all UK ports/terminals except Belfast)

Demurrage (including equipment & storage) commences on and includes the day that the container is gated-in full at the port/terminal (subject to gate-open/receiving limitations imposed by ports & terminals) and ends on the day that the container is loaded onto the vessel.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 10 10 10

Tariff charges:

Days after gate-in full 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
1 onwards 35 50 50 35 50 105 105

SOC are subject to export demurrage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Reefer plug-in and monitoring/electricity charges are included in the demurrage charge

Export Demurrage (Belfast only)

Demurrage (including equipment & storage) commences on and includes the day that the container is gated-in full at the port/terminal (subject to gate-open/receiving limitations imposed by ports & terminals) and ends on the day that the container is loaded onto the vessel.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 14 14 10

Tariff charges:

Days after gate-in full 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
11 to 14 - - - - - 29 29
15 to 21 35 50 50 35 50 64 79
22 to 28 45 60 60 45 60 74 89
29 onwards 55 70 70 55 70 84 99

SOC are subject to export demurrage at the rate applicable to the equipment size/type
NOR will be charged as DRY equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Reefer plug-in and monitoring/electricity charges are included in the demurrage charge

Restrictions

Commodity: No specific restrictions apply.

Weight / Measurement: Transport of 40 high- cube containers depends on the port and destination and might not always be available. Check with the local Maersk intermodal desk for details in case of query.

Max. road limitation: 44000kgs (combined weight of truck, chassis, container & cargo cannot exceed 44000kgs) and legal road limit is 25000kgs gross cargo weight.

Special cargoes: OOG, B/B & IMO cargo subject to standard Maersk Line approval procedures.

B/l clausing, documentation: No specific clausing required.

Special customs requirements: No specific requirements

Freight Collect Restrictions: view the list.

Services

Week Vessel Name Service Service code Port ETA Eth VGM Cutoff Container Number Cutoff IMO Cutoff Cargo (Quay) Cutoff AMS / SI Cut Off
47 MAERSK GIBRALTAR ME1 403 GBFXS FRI - 07:00 SAT - 07:00 THU - 07:00 THU - 0800 THU - 11:00 FRI -00:01
47 MSC ANNA AE1 435 MSC GBFXS WED - 1900 SAT - 0600 TUE - 0700 MON - 1400 TUE - 0700 WED - 1200
47 MERETE MAERSK AE2 434 MSK GBFXS SUN 2200 TUE - 0500 SAT 2200 SUN 0100 SUN 0200 SUN 1500
47 MSC DIANA AE7 437 MSC GBFXS TUE 1400 WED 1500 MON 1400 SAT 2100 SAT 2300 TUE 0700
47 MAERSK HANOI AE6 433 MSK GBFXS MON 1900 THU 0900 SUN 1900 SAT 1400 SAT 1700 MON 1200
47 MSC NERISSA TA2 822 MSC GBFXS TUE 0700 WED 0700 MON 1700 SUN 1200 SUN 1400 TUE 0001 SUN 2300
47 HAMMONIA EMDEN Columbia Express 86W GBPME WED 0730 THU 0600 TUE 0730 MON - 0700 MON 0630 TUE 1230 MON 1130
47 MSC ORNELLA TA2 824 MSK GBLPL MON 1400 TUE 0600 SUN 1400 SAT 1100 SAT 1300 MON 0700 SAT 0800

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