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.

Freetime

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

Demurrage Tariff

Dry Containers
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

Reefer Containers
Day 1-5 Day 6 - till stripping
20' Free USD 100
40' Free USD 200

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.

 

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Tema
Ghana
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