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Detention & Demurrage - From/To United States and Canada

(Morristown, NJ)…Effective August 27, 2019, the demurrage and detention daily charge per container will

increase by $10.

New Demurrage Charges per Container as follows:

  Dry Reefer
Free Time (Business Days) 4 2
Charges after Free Time Days 1-4 $185
Days 5-9 $235
Days 10+ $285
Days 1-3 $310
Days 4-7 $410
Days 8+ $460

  • Free Time commences on day of discharge if before 8:00 AM, the following day if after 8:00 AM.
  • Day of discharge is determined by the terminal operator.
  • Philadelphia, Baltimore and Seattle free time commences on day of vessel departure if before 8:00 am, the following day if after 8:00 am.
  • Long Beach free time commences on day of discharge if before 3:00 am, the following day if after 3:00 am.
  • Oakland free time commences on day of vessel departure if before 12:00 am, the following day if after 12:00 am.
  • Rail Demurrage - free time at rail and any charges after free time will be assessed according to the rail operator tariff for the account of the cargo owner. Intermodal moves in transit will be subject to the same charges in case customers or their designated 3rd party facility are not able to receive cargo.

New Detention Charges per Container as follows:

  Dry Reefer
Free Time (Business Days) 4 2
Charges after Free Time Days 1-4 $125
Days 5-8 $170
Days 9+ $200
Days 1-3 $320
Days 4+ $425 *

* Increasing by $15

  • Free Time commences on day of interchange
  • No changes on the charges for Special Equipment (Open Top / Flat Rack)

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.