Local Charges

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Code Name and description Charge
ASE Additional Export Service Fee - Examination Charge:
Applies in the instance where customs pull the container for a physical inspection/scan/documentation check.
Case by case
ASE Additional Export Service Fee - Fumigation:
A service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer. Fee on request.
Case by case
ASI Additional Import Service Fee - Examination Charge:
Applies in the instance where customs pull the container for a physical inspection/scan/documentation check.
Case by case
ASI Additional Import Service Fee - Fumigation:
A service offered at the request of the customer and invoiced to the customer. Fee on request.
Case by case
CCE Container Cleaning Export:
Shipper or consignee is charged with cleaning/repair cost if container is damaged or returned dirty/with residue material.
110 EUR per container
CCI Container Cleaning Import:
Shipper or consignee is charged with cleaning/repair cost if container is damaged or returned dirty/with residue material.
110 EUR per container
CLL Booking Cancellation Fee (Scope: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland to Middle East and Far East Asia)
Invoiced to Booking Creation Party, in case of booking cancellation or reduction of container(s) or postponement initiated by customer to a vessel later than first available sailing or delay of sailing due to reasons under customer’s responsibility (e.g. late/missing documents) to a vessel later than first available sailing within 7 calendar days or less prior ETD of vessel.
100 EUR per container (Dry and Reefer) eff. 15.03.2020
COD Change of Destination Service:
At the request of the customer, subject to acceptance by Safmarine. This is the minimum cost, knowing that the cost of shifting can be induced and will be passed in full to the goods.
300 USD per container + possible shifting costs
DCG Destination Certificate Charge:
Cost per Safmarine Certificate at Destination as per request of the customer (e.g. Certifacte issued regarding vessel age, vessel conditions etc.). Charge per document for B/L delivery countries Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Charges for other delivery countries are different.
45 EUR per document
DGS Genset Service Destination Transport Mode Truck: 95 EUR per container
Transport Mode Barge: 175 EUR per container
Transport Mode Rail: 275 EUR per container
DIT Detention in Transit Service:
At the request of the customer. This is a minimum tariff (an administrative tariff), assessed at the time of the request. An additional charge of 75 USD/Dry or 125 USD/Reefer is applicable per detention day. DIT is subject to carrier approval.
fix admin fee of 250 USD per container
plus USD 75 per day (DRY, IMO, OOG) / plus USD 125 per day (Reefer)
ESC Extra Seal charge:
The surcharge covers the extra service of providing/attaching extra seals to containers in the terminals.
90 EUR per container
HBL House Transport Document:
Upon customer's request, carrier will issue an Original Bill of Lading (B/L)/Transport Document (TPDOC) based on the House Bill of Lading documentation provided by the forwarder.
30 USD per document
ILD IMO label removal Destination:
Extra service of adding/removing IMO stickers to/of a container in the terminals at import end.
150 EUR per container
ILO IMO label add/removal Origin:
Extra service of adding/removing IMO stickers to/of a container in the terminals at export end.
150 EUR per container
IMO Dangerous Cargo Service:
The services a carrier needs to perform to ensure the proper transportation of dangerous cargo (as classified by the International Maritime Organization - IMO) such as arranging for the appropriate vessel stowage, permissions from authorities, and compliance to country restrictions.
30 EUR per container
JTC Probe Service:
Applied when probes applicable.
35 EUR per container
LGE Late Gate Service Export:
The service of allowing containers to be gated in after the cut-off time (CY closing) and loaded on the scheduled vessel/voyage. The charge will not apply if the late gate is arranged for the carrier's convenience. This service is subject to the carrier's operational feasibility.
50 EUR per container
OCG Origin Certificate Charge
Cost per Safmarine Certificate at Origin as per request of the customer (e.g. Certificate issued regarding vessel age, vessel conditions etc.). Charge per document for B/L delivery countries Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Charges for other delivery countries are different.
45 EUR per document
OGS/DGS Genset Service Origin Transport Mode Truck: 95 EUR per container
Transport Mode Barge: 175 EUR per container
Transport Mode Rail: 275 EUR per container
EUR 100 (TRK), EUR 200 (BCO) und EUR 300 (RCO), effective 1st July
PAD Payer Amendment Fee Destination:
Charge applicable for change of collect payer after the ETA of the final vessel.
40 EUR per B/L
PAO Payer Amendment Fee Origin:
Charge applicable for change of prepaid payer or payment terms after the first prepaid invoice is issued by Carrier.
40 EUR per B/L
PQC Premium Quality Container:
Upon customer's request, carrier's service of providing a container of a specific quality. E.g. food grade containers, containers of a specific age, containers for specific commodities (such as electronics).
120 EUR per container
SWC Switch Transport Document Service:
Upon customer’s request, this service is provided by the carrier to 'switch' transport documents (B/L's) to show new parties by issuing a 2nd set of documents.
75 EUR per B/L
T1D T1 Documentation Fee 50 EUR per container
TLE Electronic Cargo Release Service - Export:
Telex release fee upon to customer's request. Applicable on top of the standard documentation fees.
30 USD per document
TLI Electronic Cargo Release Service - Import:
Telex release fee upon to customer's request. Applicable on top of the standard documentation fees.
30 USD per document
TRE Triaxle Chassis Export 50 EUR per container
TRI Triaxle Chassis Import 50 EUR per container
WTO/WTI Waiting Time Destination/Waiting Time Origin:
Waiting time for Inland haulage after thefree waiting time of 2 hours.
35 EUR per half hour

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