Demurrage & Detention

Export Demurrage

Please refer to the country of the loading port:

Export Detention

Effective Date: 01/01/2017

Expiry Date: Until further notice

Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered equal to reefer freetime and tariff
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free-time granted > tariff free-time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free-time.
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Reefer Container

Visit the surcharge definition glossary


Dry Containers
  20’ 40’ & 45’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out empty and gate-in full included
Day 11 to 17 45 EUR 55 EUR
Day 18 onwards 65 EUR 85 EUR

Reefer Containers
  20’ 40’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out empty and gate-in full included
Day 11 to 17 85 EUR 105 EUR
Day 18 onwards 105 EUR 130 EUR

Import Demurrage

For containers which are picked up at seaport, follow seaport tariff of that country


For containers which are moved to Swiss inland terminal, follow below tariff 

Effective Date: 01/04/2018

Expiry Date: Until further notice

Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • Shipper’s Own Container is considered as equivalent to corresponding container type
  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered equal to reefer freetime and tariff
  • Shipper’s owned tank with DRY cargo follows freetime & rate of Dry equipment
  • Shipper’s owned tank with IMO cargo follows freetime & rate of IMO
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free-time granted > tariff free-time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free-time.
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Dry Container

Dry Containers (Inland terminals)
20’ 40’
Day 1 to 5 Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 6 to 12 60 EUR 75 EUR
Day 13 to 19 75 EUR 120 EUR
Day 20 onwards 130 EUR 180 EUR

Reefer and IMO containers (Inland terminals)
  20’   40’
Day 1 to 4   Free - Day of gate-in full and gate-out full at inland terminal included
Day 5 to 11  120 EUR  140 EUR 
Day 12 to 18  150 EUR  180 EUR 
Day 19 onwards  210 EUR  260 EUR 

Import Detention

Effective Date: 15/07/2018

Expiry Date: Until further notice

Freetime and charges per container per calendar day (i.e. including week-ends and holidays) after freetime expires. Start date and end date are included in the calculation.

Notes:

  • 40´ High and 45´ High containers are considered equal to 40´
  • Special equipment/cargo, such as Flat Racks and Open Top equipment, is considered equal to reefer freetime and tariff
  • For special deals: Please bear in mind that the calculation method of charges for special deals (free-time granted > tariff free-time) is ‘progressive’ and the leadoff rate slap(s) will be reduced by the number of days in excess of tariff free-time.
  • Detention is invoiced based on tariff of empty return location.
  • NOR (non-operating reefer) is considered as Reefer Container

Visit the surcharge definition glossary


Dry Containers
  20’ 40’ & 45’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 11 to 17 45 EUR 55 EUR
Day 18 to 24 65 EUR 85 EUR
Day 25 onwards 75 EUR 95 EUR

Reefer Containers
  20’ 40’
Day 1 to 10 Free - Day of gate-out full and gate-in empty included
Day 11 to 17 85 EUR 105 EUR
Day 18 to 24 105 EUR 130 EUR
Day 25 onwards 115 EUR 140 EUR

For previous demurrage and detention tariff, please click here

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