Import Detention Tariff

Detention Charges are applicable when the customer holds the line’s equipment longer than the agreed free time, detention days are counted from gate-out empty to gate-in full minus free
days. The following charges are penalty surcharges when agreed free time has been exceeded and appear on applicable export shipments from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and
Swaziland.

EXPORTS Free Time 20' Dry
per day
20' Reef
per day
40' Dry
per day
40' Reef per day 20' Special per day 40' Special per day Comment
Inland location to CPT, DUR, PLZ & EBS 10 days USD 50 USD 90 USD 92 USD 179 USD 90 USD 179
Inland location to Inland location 5 days
Coastal location to CPT, DUR, PLZ &EBS 5 days
South African Coast to Mozambique & Hinterland 21 days
South African coast to Mozambique &
Hinterlands (TBL)
45 days

The charges listed are effective from 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2020

SAFMARINE SPOT IMPORT DETENTION Free Time 20' Dry 20' Reef 40' Dry 40' Reef 20' Special 40' Special Comment
per day per day per day per day per day per day
Import Detention 8 days USD 50 - USD 50
Day 1 to 7 after free time expires USD 66 - USD 66
Day 8 to 14 after free time expires USD 95 - USD 95
Day 15 – 21 after free time expires USD 110 - USD 110

For Ocean Transport, the Merchant shall take delivery of the Goods as provided for in clause 22.2 of the Bill of Lading Terms of Carriage, within the above detailed free time applicable to the relevant Port. 

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South Africa - Cape Town

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