Depot, Demurrage & Detention

Demurrage

  • Free time will commence on the first calendar day following the equipment's arrival at loading port, bill of lading point or Carrier's alternate port facility.
All Terminals 7 Calendar Days
Charges per calendar day after freetime (excluding Newark)
Dry equipment, including shipper owned equipment and non-operating refrigerated containers Days 1-4 USD 150.00 per day.
Day 5 and above USD 180.00 per day.
Operating refrigerated containers Days 1-3 USD 350.00 per day.
Day 4 and above USD 480.00 per day.
Flat beds, flat racks, open top containers or any other specialized equipment Days 1-3 USD 350.00 per day.
Day 4 and above USD 480.00 per day.

Charges per calendar day after freetime (Newark): APM Terminal in Port Elizabeth New Jersey, PNCT (Port Newark Container Terminal), Global Terminal Jersey City, Maher Newark Terminal, Global Container Terminal, Bayonne, New Jersey and Howland Hook, Staten Island, New York.

Dry Equipment, including shipper owned equipment
and non-operating refrigerated containers
Days 1-4 USD 210 per day.
Days 5-9 USD 260 per day.
Days 10 and above USD 410 per day.

 

Operating refrigerated containers Days 1-3 USD 485 per day.
Days 4 and above USD 585 per day.
Flat beds, flat racks, open top containers or any other specialized equipment Days 1-3 USD 530 per day.
Days 4 and above USD 630 per day.

 

Detention

  • Free time for carrier’s equipment commences on the day equipment departs from carrier’s container yard.
  • Business days are defined as Monday – Friday, excluding holidays at ocean terminals, and Monday – Saturday, excluding holidays at rail ramps.
Detention Freetime
Dry Four (4) business days
Reefer, Non-Operating Reefer and Special Equipment Three (3) business days
Detention charges per calendar day after freetime
Dry & non-operating reefer equipment Days 1-4 125 USD per day
Days 5-8 170 USD per day
Days 9+ 200 USD per day
Operating reefer and special equipment Days 1-3 320 USD per day
Days 4+ 425 USD per day

 

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Safmarine North America

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Building 105
Florham Park
NJ 07932
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