Maersk Customs Services

Experience simplified global customs with local expertise.

Custom-made solutions with end-to-end expertise

Customs services are essential for every multinational business on the planet – and even the ones off it. Incredibly, even the Apollo 11 crew were required to submit their moon rock samples for import customs clearance after landing in Honolulu!

At Maersk, we are determined to make your customs process simple in an increasingly complex marketplace. By getting to know your business on a professional level, and you personally, we can implement the best possible solution.

Maersk Customs Services

Customs Clearance Services

As your business crosses international borders, you face complex local regulatory environments. With our core customs services, you can take advantage of your own customs broker, fluent in local customs policies and global logistics to handle:

Import declarations

Our teams helps in acquiring import clearance in the most compliant, cost-effective and efficient way.

What we offer:

  • Cost-effectiveness and a precise duties-payment process 
  • Efficient data entry management on all documentation
  • Document compliance review reducing the risk of penalties, costly delays and inefficiencies of managing multiple vendors
  • Accurate, timely and compliant import declarations filings
Import declarations

In-transit declarations

Allows customs clearance formalities to take place at the destination point rather than at the point of entry into the customs territory.

What we offer:

  • Efficient in-transit declaration filings
  • Managing further movement of the freight 
  • Providing timely arrival of the merchandise at the final destination, minimising delays throughout the transportation journey
In-Transit Declarations

Export declarations

A government requirement to gain permission to load an outbound vessel regardless of the mode of transportation, for exporters shipping outside of their trade zones. 

What we offer:

  • Compliant and accurate export filings
  • Origin management of export merchandise and licenses
  • Document compliance review

ECTN Certificate

An ECTN (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note) Certificate is a document that is mandated by certain African countries for the import of goods.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive coverage for multiple countries
  • Knowledge and expertise in ECTN requirements
  • Competitive pricing for ECTN certification 
Export declarations

Global Trade and Customs Consulting Services

With the global customs landscape undergoing constant change, professional guidance can help you turn challenges into opportunities. Our team of compliance experts and specialist trade consultants assist you in navigating the complex world of tariff codes, taxes, duties and international trade regulations. We develop strategies to help you decrease costs, manage risks and increase predictability. With services like HS Classification, Trade Compliance Services, Customs Strategy and Optimisation, Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Guru and more, we’ve made it easier for you to build and optimise your customs strategy.

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