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 Tue 19:00 Tue 10:00
Montevideo (Montecon) ASAS X4C Asia & connections to South America East Coast Mon 04:00 Mon 10:00
Montevideo (Montecon) Apolo 96Q Mediterranean to South America East Coast Thu 14:00 Thu 10:00

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 7 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 Line 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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