In recent months we have seen a global shortage of containers which has been further compounded by bottlenecks across global supply chains caused by the general volatility resulting from the pandemic.

We continue to work hard to mitigate the effects felt by our customers through various initiatives such as injecting additional containers into our fleet as well as increased speed and frequency of repositioning equipment. We continue to find solutions with customers and partners across our network to better serve their needs during these volatile times.

Due to the above, Maersk will be introducing Export Demurrage and Detention in Djibouti and Ethiopia effective from 1st December 2021.

We would like to encourage you to turn around containers as quickly as possible to assist in easing the global shortage and ensuring we are able to return these containers into the fleet to cover the demand.

The free time offer shall be as following.

Type of equipment Dry Special Reefer
Type of equipment
Free Time
10 days
10 days
3 days

The tariffs applicable upon expiry of above free time shall be as following. The tariffs are charged per container per calendar day.

Days 20Dry 40Dry/40HDry/ 45HDry 20 Special / 40 Special 20 Reefer / 40 Reefer
1-7 days
USD 20
40Dry/40HDry/ 45HDry
USD 40
20 Special / 40 Special
USD 30 / USD 50
20 Reefer / 40 Reefer
USD 40 / USD 80
Above 7days
USD 30
40Dry/40HDry/ 45HDry
USD 60
20 Special / 40 Special
USD 60 / USD 100
20 Reefer / 40 Reefer
USD 80 / USD 160

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. You will find contact details on Maersk website.

We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you.

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