Shipping to United Kingdom

Get up-to-date local information about import procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container pick-ups and more.

Storage and combined demurrage & detention

Cluster: Great Britain & Ireland Cluster
Country: United Kingdom
Direction: Import
Effective Date: 01/01/2019
Expiry Date: DD/MM/YYYY               
Free time: Calendar day
Currency: GBP
Invoiced: Per container, per calendar day, per container size type

 

Import Storage (all UK ports/terminals except Belfast)

Storage commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the container is gated-out for delivery from the last terminal/port. 

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 5 5 5

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20' DRY 40' / 40'hc 45' DRY 20' Flat & Open top 40' Flat & Open top 20' REEF 40' REEF
6 to 10 15 30 30 15 30 45 60
11 to 14 20 40 40 20 40 50 70
15 to 21 25 50 50 25 50 55 80
22 onwards 30 60 60 30 60 60 90

SOC are subject to storage 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

Import Storage (Belfast only)

Storage commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the container is gated-out for delivery from the last terminal/port.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 7 7 5

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20' DRY 40' / 40'hc 45' DRY 20' Flat & Open top 40' Flat & Open top 20' REEF 40' REEF
6 to 7           30 30
8 to 14 21 21 21 21 21 50 50
15 to 21 31 31 31 31 31 60 60
22 to 28 41 41 41 41 41 70 70
29 onwards 51 51 51 51 51 80 80

SOC are subject to storage 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

Import Demurrage & Detention (all UK ports/terminals)

Combined equipment demurrage and detention commences on and includes the day that the full container is discharged at the port and ends on the day that the empty container is gated-in at the terminal/port.

Free time:

Type DRY Flat & Open top REEF
Days 9 9 9

Tariff charges:

Days after discharge 20' DRY 40' / 40'hc 45 DRY 20' Flat & Open top 40' Flat & Open top 20' REEF 40' REEF
10 to 14 20 30 30 30 50 30 50
15 to 21 40  70  70  50 90  60  110
22 to 28 60 110 110 70  130 90  170
29 onwards  80 150 150 90  170 120 230

SOC are not subject to detention
NOR will be charged as REEFER equipment
Holidays count unless they fall within the allowed free time period
Combined demurrage & detention will be invoiced as detention

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.