Country requirement & restriction
Hazardous classes 1, 7 and 9, are all subject to approval before acceptance.
No acceptance of Used Tyres
No acceptance of Non DG charcoal
No acceptance of Asbestos
Weight & Measurement
Specifically for 20’ Containers:
24 TONS Maximum Payload for road haulage (inclusive of container tare weight)
22 TONS Maximum payload for railed containers (exclusive of container tare weight)
Specifically for 40’ Containers:
28 TONS Maximum payload for road haulage (inclusive of container tare weight)
29.4 TONS Maximum payload for railed containers (exclusive of container tare weight)
Overweight containers are subject to a fine imposed by the Government. Requests for movement of overweight cargo can be obtained from your nearest Maersk Line office.
Effective 1 July 2016 the Shipper (or its representative agent) will be required to include the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) when submitting the pre-advise via NAVIS. The Navis update will update all Maersk Line systems and no further system updates is required from the Shipper.
Special Cargoes - No restrictions on movement of containers to inland points and are subject to rates supplied by our Intemodal Dept and can be contacted thru your nearest Maersk Line Customer Service Teams.
Bill of Lading Clauses - No special clauses/restrictions apply.
45' Containers - No acceptance of 45' containers in South Africa.
Customs requirements - Customs documents (Cargo Dues + Bill of entry) are mandatory for Bill of Lading issue.