Country requirement & restriction

Manifest Amendments

We strive to submit manifest as early as possible. If you have any amendments to the manifest, it is important that you submit in writing at least 4 days prior vessel arrival.

If the amendment is not submitted timely,  Amendments after vessel arrival will be at the discretion of customs. Below you may find detailed documents for your post arrival amendment requests:

Consignee name amendment, Change Packages No. Change Weight

• Amendment request letter should be submitted by shipper or Origin Office party, mentioning: a) the exact change (From/To). b) Maersk indemnity of any chargers/delays that may occur as a result of this request and requester to take full liability.

• What happened and why Error occurred.

• Letter must be written with the name TO “Bahrain Custom”

• Original Bill of Ladings or release.

Final destination amendment

Bahrain customs does not allow Re-export until clarification is given and Penalty is imposed , cargo cannot load back without custom Approval if it is already discharged in Bahrain


Delivery orders are issued as from Saturday (the week before) onwards every week for the vessel arriving on Tuesday the same week. This is subject to changes and for information on import documentation procedures, please write to our staff at


Maersk Line's service in Bahrain is restricted to CY acceptance. CFS facilities are not available, as far as exports are concerned.

For information on out-of-gauge and hazardous cargo, please contact your local office. We will be glad to assist.

Ports and Maritime Affairs ruled Bahrain ports will not accept cargo to/from Qatar effective 6 June 2017 until further notice

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