Demurrage & Detention
Tariffs for demurrage and detention are in same rates in Ghana. Demurrage is calculated from the day after discharge date up to and including the day of empty return to the terminal.
The standard free-time for all shipments discharged in Ghanaian ports is:
- 7 days for dry containers - if container delivery within Ghana
- 5 days for reefer containers - if container delivery within Ghana
- 21 days for both dry and reefer containers - if containers transit to other West African coastal countries
- 28 days for both dry and reefer containers - if containers transit to inland countries, like Burkina Faso; Mali and Niger.
Demurrage and detention
|Day 1-7||Day 8-16||Day 17-21||Day 22-till stripping|
|20'||Free||USD 20||USD 25||USD 50|
|40'||Free||USD 40||USD 50||USD 100|
|Day 1-5||Day 6 - till stripping|
17.5% tax is applicable and exclusive in above charges
The charges will be payable in Ghana Cedis at the prevailing exchange rate at date of transaction.