Shipping to the United States of America
To ensure smooth end-to-end delivery of your products, we offer strong inland transportation services in one single transaction. Our intermodal shipping services connect key intermodal service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world.
Supported intermodal modes in United States of America
As a member of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA), The below Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weights are intended only as a general guideline to promote safe and lawful transport practices regarding the maximum weight of cargo that can be loaded into international containers for transport over U.S. roads. Use of this guideline does not in any way eliminate the obligation of the shipper, consignee, motor carrier, or other user to ensure that a particular load meets local, state or federal road weight limits and is otherwise safe and roadworthy for transport within the U.S.
|OCEMA Recommended Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weights in International Intermodal Containers for Transport on the USA Highway System|
|20’ DRY on “slider chassis”||39,200||17,780|
|20’ DRY on “TRI AXLE slider chassis”||44,000||19,960|
|20’ REEFER on “slider” chassis||34,900||15,830|
|20’ REEFER on “TRI AXLE slider chassis||39,700||18,010|
|40’ DRY (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis||44,000||19,960|
|40’ High Cube (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN chassis||43,700||19,820|
|40’ REEFER (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis||39,800||18,050|
|40’ High Cube REEFER (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN Chassis||39,300||17,830|
Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weight includes product plus all packaging pallets and any blocking, bracing, and dunnage materials.
U.S. Inland Tariffs Available on My Maersk Line
As we continue to develop a faster and more intuitive experience on our website, we’d like to introduce you to our U.S. Inland Import and Export Tariffs available on My Maersk Line.
This feature allows you to look up your inland rates instantly, at any time of the day and night. Your rates are available to you upon login with your valid contract number. If you are not a registered user, we encourage you to register by clicking here. For your reference, we have designed a step by step guide to use this new feature which can be downloaded by clicking here.
Maersk Line optimizes North America service network
The following maps represent a general illustration of the Maersk Line service network via the corresponding port gateways. Unless otherwise noted, maps cover both import and export routings. Should you have questions concerning booking to/from these gateways please contact our customer service team at +1 800 321 8807.
- Charleston and North Charleston
- Los Angeles
- New Orleans
Maersk Line is continuously making strides towards improving our service offerings. Our newest initiative has simplified our North American service network, including port and intermodal coverage. The resulting product is a comprehensive service network designed to offer cost effective, reliable inland transportation ensuring coverage of key intermodal service points. By aligning inland traffic to specific ocean port gateways, it enables us to reduce the number of inland routing options. In addition, we are driving inland transportation through key corridors taking the complexity out of the network while increasing end-to-end transportation reliability. This ensures your cargo will move consistently and arrive at your inland location on-time, every time.
This redesigned North American service network offers a cost effective product which will significantly reduce the likelihood of service disruptions, thereby creating a seamless supply chain with production schedule confidence.
In addition to our ocean liner products, our Maersk family of affiliated businesses can fulfill most all your trucking and logistics requirements. For more information on these services, please see the Logistics section of this product guide or contact your local Maersk representative.
Please note the following restrictions that apply.
Weight and Hazardous are dependent on specific lanes, please contact local office for details.