Shipping to Uruguay

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



Service Point Service Route ETA Booking Documentation Cargo
Montevideo (Terminal Cuenca del Plata) Samba South America East Coast to Europe & connections to MED/NEU/MEA/NAM Thu 07.00 hs Thu 10.00hs
Montevideo (Terminal Cuenca del Plata) NEOASAS X4A Asia & connections to South America East Coast Wed 00:01 Wed 10.00hs

Carta de Responsabilidad 2018

* Cargo is subject to opertions finishing

Demurrage and Detention

UY: Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ / 45’ DRY 20’ Flat & Open top 40’ Flat & Open top 20’ REEF 40’ REEF
FREETIME 7 days 7 days 7 days 7 days 5 days 5 days
next 10 Days after freetime USD 40 USD 80 USD 60 USD 120 USD 100 USD 200
Thereafter USD 60 USD 120 USD 80 USD 160 USD 150 USD 275

Note 1: Amount charged per day after freetime
Note 2:  NOR same as DRY (40DRY includes 8'6 & 9'6)
Note 3:  Charges per calendar day (including weekends and holidays) after freetime expires
Note 4:  Terminal storage charges may apply, nevertheless, those are charged directly by Terminal Operator
Note 5:  Import Combined Demurrage and Detention | from discharge full at terminal to empty return in our depot.


  • Used tyres to Uruguay are not accepted unless proper approval from destination office. to be requested for booking acceptance.
  • GDSM or FAK as commodity are not accepted.
  • No overweighted cargo is allowed. (Max. road haulage 45 tons - truck/chassis/ctr and cargo included).
  • Weight on the bills must be shown in KGS.
  • Operational Shipments are not accepted by Uruguayan Authorities, in case a short shipment has been placed tpdoc must be split.
  • Through Bls are not accepted.
  • IMO 1.4 and others: Subject to standard Maersk approval procedures and Local regulations, so shipments can be loaded subject to destination office as DIRECT DISPATCH is mandatory. Request should be sent to
  • Multiple consignees for a single container are not accepted (only FCL for CY shipments can be released).
  • SEALS are mandatory to be shown in each Tpdoc/manifest. Bls reading no seals or ML-None are not accepted.

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