Shipping from the United States of America

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.

Demurrage

Free time will commence on the first calendar day following the equipment's arrival at loading port, bill of lading point or Carrier's alternate port facility

All Terminals 7 Calendar Days
Charges per calendar day after freetime (excluding Newark)
Dry equipment, including shipper owned equipment and non-operating refrigerated containers Days 1-4 USD 150.00 per day, or fraction thereof
Day 5 and above USD 180.00 per day, or fraction thereof
Operating refrigerated containers Days 1-3 USD 350.00 per day, or fraction thereof
Day 4 and above USD 480.00 per day, or fraction thereof
Flat beds, flat racks, open top containers or any other specialized equipment Days 1-3 USD 350.00 per day, or fraction thereof
Day 4 and above USD 480.00 per day, or fraction thereof

Charges per calendar day after freetime (Newark): APM Terminal in Port Elizabeth New Jersey, PNCT (Port Newark Container Terminal), Global Terminal Jersey City, Maher Newark Terminal, Global Container Terminal, Bayonne, New Jersey and Howland Hook, Staten Island, New York.

Dry Equipment, including shipper owned equipment and non-operating refrigerated containers Days 1-4 USD 200 per day, or fraction thereof
Days 5-9 USD 250 per day, or fraction thereof
Days 10 and above USD 400 per day, or fraction thereof
Operating refrigerated containers Days 1-3 USD 475 per day, or fraction thereof
  Days 4 and above USD 575 per day, or fraction thereof
Flat beds, flat racks, open top containers or any other specialized equipment Days 1-3 USD 520 per day, or fraction thereof
  Days 4 and above USD 620 per day, or fraction thereof

Detention

  • Free time for carrier’s equipment commences on the day equipment departs from carrier’s container yard.
Detention Freetime
Dry Four (4) business days
Reefer, Non-Operating Reefer and Special Equipment Three (3) business days
Detention charges per calendar day after freetime
Dry & non-operating reefer equipment Days 1-4 115 USD per day
Days 5-8 160 USD per day
Days 9+ 190 USD per day
Operating reefer and special equipment Days 1-3 310 USD per day
Days 4+ 415 USD per day

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