Local charges

Dear Customer,

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Safmarine is introducing a Transport Document Amendment Fee (AME) from Sri Lanka to World with effective 15th August 2019.

Please noteAME will be applicable for any amendment on ETD and any request received post ETD would be subject to this charge, it will also be applicable for each amendment request


We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for doing business with us.   
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. You will find contact details of our local offices on our website www.safmarine.com. 
We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you in the future. 
Best regards,  
Together we go places.


Surcharge Name Surcharge Codex Charging Slab Exp/Imp Rate basis Currency Rate w.e.f 24th August,2018
Late documentation fee LDF ETD + 11 days Export Per BL USD 75


SWITCH B/L Switch B/L fee of USD 350/- is charged. (OBL should be surrender with full payment done to Maersk line counters followed by an email requesting the switch procedure)


Service type 20 DRY 40 DRY 45 DRY 20 REF 40 REF Applied Definition
Delay of boat note passing 30 USD 45 USD 60 USD 30 USD 45 USD CNTR Customer failure to pass boat notes as per terminal deadlines
Change Of Destination 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD CNTR Each time a request is made addition charge to be applied
Change of Vessel 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD CNTR Each time a request is made addition charge to be applied
Delay In Transit 250 USD 250 USD 250 USD 250 USD 250 USD CNTR Each time a request is made addition charge to be applied Holding Cost
• Dry: U$S 75 per unit per day/cntr
• Hazardous: U$S 75 per unit per day/cntr
• OOG U$S 75 per unit per day/cntr
• Reefer: U$S 125 per unit per day/cntr
Shut out as requested by customer 1st time 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD CNTR Until next loading vessel.
Additional shut out as requested by customer after 1st request (per additional day) 25 USD 50 USD 65 USD 85 USD 135 USD CNTR/DAY Charges applicable till the date of sailing vessel ETD/Reefer includes electricity charges
Early opening (upto gate opening - 72 hrs) 75 USD 150 USD 195 USD 475 USD 725 USD CNTR Includes DMR Reefer power
Remove/ place DG stickers 20 USD 20 USD 20 USD NA NA CNTR
Sealing/Resealing terminal 75 USD 100 USD 120 USD 75 USD 100 USD CNTR When resealing requested inside port (Includes terminal cost additional seal mounting demounting)
Extra Seal charge 10 USD 10 USD 10 USD 10 USD 10 USD SEAL Per extra seal issued
Change of status (TS to local vice versa) 150 USD 200 USD 225 USD 150 USD 200 USD CNTR Includes (change of status shifting sorting mounting) in addition local THC / manifest amendment will be added to shipment invoice. (customer will have to pay DMR direct to terminal)
Door open inspection for shipper request 200 USD 300 USD 350 USD 200 USD 300 USD CNTR Include mounting demounting sorting shifting
Damage survey/Joint survey 100 USD 100 USD 100 USD 100 USD 100 USD INCIDENT In addition, door open inspection charge to be added per cntr
Reefer set temperature changes inside port/data logger download NA NA NA 25 25 CNTR
Silica gel (1.5/2.5 KG) 6 USD 12 USD 12 USD NA NA CNTR
Additional GOH ropes 10 USD 10 USD 10 USD NA NA Rope
GOH straps 0.5 USD 0.5 USD 0.5 USD NA NA Strap
Fumigation 4000 LKR 4500 LKR 4500 LKR NA NA CNTR Fumigation of containers (Request should be 5 days prior pick up). Container release will be provided only after de-gassing procedure.
Lift on /Lift off at MTY depot 20 USD 40 USD 40 USD 20 USD 40 USD CNTR


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