Demurrage & Detention

In order to continue offering our high quality services and unmatched reliability, we are notifying you of our new Demurrage and Detention tariff, as per below table, effective from 1st July 2017, until further notice.

Standard Freetime
Container Type DRY Reef Flat & Open Top
Days 10 3 5


Tariff after Freetime
Days after free time expiration 20' DRY per day 40' DRYper day 20' REEFper day 40' REEFper day 20' specialper day 40' specialper day
Day 1-7 USD 14 USD 29 USD 39 USD 79 USD 34 USD 67
Day 8-14 USD 18 USD 36 USD 56 USD 112 USD 45 USD 90
Day 15-21 USD 24 USD 48 USD 86 USD 171 USD 75 USD 150
Day 22+ USD 36 USD 72 USD 114 USD 229 USD 121 USD 243

Currency: SCR (Seychelles Rupee)

Containers taken outside the port area are subject to a deposit of:

SCR 20, 000 / TEU / Dry

SCR 40, 000 / TEU / Reefer

For import containers, demurrage and/or freetime is calculated as from discharge date of containers in Victoria. While for export containers, same is calculated as from pick up date from port area.

As per clauses 15.4 of Safmarine Bill of Lading, if containers supplied by or on behalf of the Carrier are unpacked at the Merchant's premises, the Merchant is responsible for returning the empty containers with interior clean, odour free and in the same condition as received, to the point of place designated by the Carrier, within the time prescribed. Should a Container not be returned in the condition required and/or within the time prescribed in the Tariff, the Merchant shall be liable for any detention, loss or expense incurred as a result thereof.

Moreover, as per clause 15.5, containers released into the care of the Merchant for packing, unpacking or any other purpose whatsoever are the sole risk of the Merchant until redelivered to the Carrier.

The Merchant shall indemnify the Carrier for all loss of and/or damage and/or delay to such Containers. Merchants are deemed to be aware of the dimensions and capacity of any Containers released to them.

Containers must be returned within the prescribed period unless prior arrangements are made and agreed with Safmarine.

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Hunt, Deltel & Co. Ltd

Deltel & Co. Ltd 2nd Floor Trinity House Victoria
+248 4225367
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