Surcharge Definition

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  • Damage Waiver Limitation DWL
    This value added service, customer can choose to pay a certain amount upfront to be covered for damages to the container up to a certain level defined by the cluster. If the customer has paid this, they should not be subject to EME/EMI (unless significant damage, as defined by the cluster)Note: If you are interested in offering this product in your cluster, please contact the Cluster PCM manager and/or CENPCM team
  • Dangerous Cargo Service IMO
    The services a carrier needs to perform to ensure the proper transportation of dangerous cargo (as classified by the International Maritime Organization - IMO) such as arranging for the appropriate vessel stowage, permissions from authorities, and compliance to country restrictions. This is applicable for all shipments where the cargo is declared as “Dangerous Cargo” as defined by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The amount will vary depending on the type of Dangerous Cargo.
  • Data Download request DLR

    Charge associated in providing "download of Reefer data logs" either at Origin or Destination on request by the customer.

    The request from the customer must be sent prior the containers are loaded on the first vessel, any request received after the containers being loaded should be rejected.

    DLR will get decommission effective 1st October 2017.

  • De-coupling Export EDC

    The charge is applied when customers request to leave the container & chassis at the loading place ("drop") and inform the trucker later for collecting the stuffed container ("pick"), in order to ensure enough time for loading (e.g. over weekend) and avoid extra costs for waiting time.

    This service comes with a cost of second trucking and subject to a chassis rental fee.

  • De-coupling Import IDC

    The charge is applied when customers request to leave the container & chassis at the unloading place ("drop") and inform the trucker later for collecting the unstuffed container ("pick"), in order to ensure enough time for loading (e.g. over weekend) and avoid extra costs for waiting time.

    This service comes with a cost of second trucking and subject to a chassis rental fee.

  • Demurrage Fee DMR
    This fee is applicable when the customer holds carrier equipment in the terminal for longer than the agreed amount of free time. It can be incurred for both exports (early drop-off) and imports (late pick-up). Export: Demurrage days are counted from gate-in (full) to container loading minus free days. Import: Demurrage days are counted from container discharge to gate-out (full) minus free days. Applicable to all containers that remain at a terminal location longer than agreed free time. *Applicable calculation methods may vary by country. Please refer to our ‘local country website’ for more information.
  • Destination Certificate Charge DCG
    This service covers Certificates issued regarding vessel age, vessel conditions etc – in-house ML certificates at Destination.It does not cover certificates issued as part of an inspection (for example veterinary certificate). This is instead charged by the INI charge.
  • Destination Dangerous Cargo Service Inland Haulage DDC
    This fee covers the additional costs incurred by the carrier in the movement of Dangerous Cargo from or to an inland location.Additional costs consist of licenses, permits and the carrier has to use specialized vendors with certifications that cost more.This fee will be applicable to dangerous bookings where carrier inland haulage has been requested by the customer at Destination
  • Destination Discharge Fee FDH
    The code applied to reflect the DISCHARGE cost separately from the handling charge (FRO) in the invoice for "freight collect" in Egypt.
  • Destination Specialised Chassis DSC

    The carrier can arrange to provide all kinds of special chassis, except for tri-axle, for the customer to use. These chassis allow more cargo to be loaded into the container than would otherwise be legally possible at Destination.

    Customers can request for the different kinds of special chassis, in which the carrier will manually add the charge to the shipment.

    Special chassis includes but not limited to:4 point lock fixed trailer; Sliding bogie trailer; Multi-function trailer; Slope frame ISO tank; Tipping trailer; Side loading trailer; low-bed-chassis.

  • Detention Fee Export DTS
    This fee is applicable when the customer holds carrier equipment longer than the agreed amount of free time. Export: Detention days are counted from pick-up empty to gate-in full minus free days. This fee is applicable to all containers that remain in the customer’s possession longer than the agreed free time. Not applicable for shipper owned containers. *Applicable calculation methods may vary by country. Please refer to our ‘local country website’ for more information.
  • Detention Fee Import DET
    This fee is applicable when the customer holds carrier equipment longer than the agreed free time. Import: Detention days are counted from gate-out full to gate-in empty minus free days.* This fee is applicable to all containers that remain in the customer’s possession longer than the agreed free time. *Applicable calculation methods may vary by country. Please refer to our ‘local country website’ for more information.
  • Detention in Transit Service DIT
    The carrier has the ability to hold shipments at transhipment ports until further instructions are received from the customer. This gives the customers the flexibility to delay the cargo arrival, when it assists them in their business. Note: the carrier is unable to hold containers longer than 14 days unless the customer submits a written letter of indemnity to the carrier which states that the carrier will not be liable for any cargo damage not covered by Insurance during the extra detention period. The DIT charge is applicable based on the request by the customer and subject to the carrier’s acceptance.
  • Document Stamp Tax Export DSE
    The code applied to reflect the Document Stamp Tax at the Export end
  • Document Stamp Tax Import DSI
    The code applied to reflect the Document Stamp Tax at the Import end
  • Documentation Fee Origin ODF
    This service covers the creation and processing of all standard transport documents (e.g. Bill of Lading).
  • Documentation Fee Destination DDF
    This service covers the creation and processing of all standard transport documents (Delivery Order).
  • Drop Off Charge Imports DRP
    A service provided by the carrier to allow the pick up or drop of empty containers at an alternate container depot than stated on Bill of Lading Place of Receipt / Place of Delivery, where Merchant Haulage is involved.The service is applicable upon request from the customer and when it is operationally feasible for the carrier at Destination
  • Dry Port Surcharge DPS
    A fee imposed to recover expenses for positioning empty containers to an inland location used as dry port.