Import Detention Tariff

Detention Charges are applicable when the customer holds the line’s equipment longer than the agreed free time, detention days are counted from gate-out empty to gate-in full minus free
days. The following charges are penalty surcharges when agreed free time has been exceeded and appear on applicable export shipments from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and

The charges are effective from 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021

Safmarine – Import Detention

For Ocean Transport, the Merchant shall take delivery of the Goods as provided for in clause 22.2 of the Bill of Lading Terms of Carriage, within the above detailed free time applicable to the relevant Port. 

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South Africa - Cape Town

Roggebaai Place – 8th floor 4 Jetty Street Foreshore Cape Town 8000 South Africa
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