Full Container Load
Less Container Load
Twenty foot Equivalent Unit - Measurement for calculating. 20'
20' equals 1 TEU, 40' equals 2 TEU.
Bunker Adjustment Factor - BAF refers to floating part of sea f
reight charges which represents addition due to oil prices.
Currency Adjustment Factor - CAF are surcharges to cover the devaluation
of the currency where in the freight is calculated. Like BAF, CAF is also is a
lso determined by carriers every month.
Peak Season Surcharge - Additional charge per container in seasons and for market from Asia to
Europe, this is typically during August to november. Charges calculates per TEU for LCL shipments,
and per cbm for LCL.
Heavy Weight Surcharge
This surcharge is appliacable for heavy containers from Far East. The amount of the additional fee depends on the carrier and the port of departure.
Low Sulpher Surcharge
An additional surcharge for shipments crossing the Baltic Sea. The supplement is introduced as a result of authority requirements for ships sailing in the Baltic Sea.
FCL-containers are to be returned 3 days after pick up. If this deadline is exceeded consginee will be charged for detention.
Demurrage charges are applied for storage of laden containers whilst in shipping line's care in port.
Local Charges - Terms & Surcharges
Terminal Handling Charge covers the lifting of the containers from ship to quay.The cost depends on weight/measurement.
A security charge applied as a result of the stricter requirements for transporters and for security of the ports.
A charge for freight forwarders' expenses related to customs issues.
International Ship and Port Security Fee covers the ocean carrier's security costs at port.
LCL Service Fee
Covers the trucking costs from quay to terminal.
Freight Forwarders' handling fee.
All shpments have 72 hours free in warehouse(Arrival day + 2 days). After this period all exceeded costs are to be paid by consginee.
Environmental Fee applied for Norway shipments only.
ISF / CIS FEE
Import Service Fee is applied on pre-paid shipments from specific destinations.
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