Shipping to Guatemala

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.


Service Point: Puerto Quetzal Terminal

Service Route Booking Documentation Cargo
WCCA North Central America - West Coast Thu 16:00 Fri 12:00 Sat 15:00
WCCA South West Coast - Central America Fri 15:00 Tue 15:00 Tue 15:00

Service Point: Santo Tomas de Castilla

Service Route Booking Documentation Cargo
SAE NB Central America - East Coast Wed 15:00 Thu 12:00 Thu 16:00
SAE SB East Coast - Central America Wed 12:00 Thu 10:00 Wed 15:00

Demurrage and Detention

Combined Demurrage and Detention (EXPORT)

Free time DRY Flat & Open top REEF IMO
Days 10 10 5 10
Days after free time expiration 20’ DRY 40’ / 40’hc / 45' hdry Flat & Open top 40’ REEF IMO
Price from 11th day onwards 80 USD 80 USD 80 USD 100 USD 80 USD

Effective January 1st, 2017


Special cargoes

OOG, B/B and IMO cargo are subject to standard Maersk Line approval procedures. 

Please contact for detailed information.


Weight restrictions

The same weight restrictions apply as specified for import restrictions.

Bill of lading restrictions

As part of the US Customs 24 Hour Rule regulations, 'To the order of' bills of lading are not accepted for shipments destined to the US or routed via US ports. 

US Customs does equally not accept the commodity descriptions 'Freight all kinds' and 'General merchandise', nor the package type 'pallets'.

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or if you have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us and we will respond within the next two days. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online.