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MSC unterstützt Kunden seit 2012 beim Transport von Fracht von und nach Moldawien. Heute bewegt MSC Moldova mit Verbindungen zu über 230 globalen Routen mehr als 10.000 TEU Fracht pro Jahr.

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Detention, demurrage, Per Diem and storage charges

What is detention?

Detention is the charge applicable, after the free time expires, for the use of the carrier’s full container inside the marine terminal, railroad facilities or container yard. This charge can also apply while the container is undergoing Moldovan customs inspections, or while the cargo inside the container is being reworked for safety reasons.   

What is demurrage?

Demurrage is the charge applicable, after the free time expires, inside the terminal for the use of the land. 

In case of a demurrage dispute, email md695-mdkiv-office-dl@msc.com (email subject: Dispute + Invoice Number), describing the reasons for your dispute. 

  

What are storage charges?

A storage charge is applicable, after the free time expires, for containers left inside the container yard (for the use of the land).

  

Questions about detention, demurrage or storage charges?

Contact our Moldova team.

SOLAS VGM information

What is VGM?

Verified Gross Mass or VGM refers to the exact, verified weight of a packed container. For safety reasons, vessel operators can only load a container if its weight has been verified.

 

What do I need to include in my VGM instructions?

You must include the following on all VGM instructions: 

  • Booking or Bill of Lading (BL) number 

  • Container number 

  • VGM + weight measurement unit (lbs. or kgs.) 

  • Responsible Party Name 

  • Digital signature of the authorized signatory in all CAPITAL LETTERS.

   

How can I submit my VGM instructions?

  

Guidelines for submitting your VGM instructions

  • MSC prefers to receive a Shipper-Verified Gross Mass (VGM) before cargo is delivered. This helps to avoid any unexpected weighing charges being levied against the cargo at the Port of Loading, which will be billed to the Shipper of Record.

  • Any Shipper of Record-signed VGM will override any VGM derived at or by the terminal.

  • For truck delivery, the ultimate deadline for VGM submission will be 12:00 noon local time on the day of the cargo cut-off. 

 

MSC admin fees and costs 

  • Manual VGM Submission Fee (applies to email and inclusion on standard shipping instructions): 25 USD per container. 

  • VGM Misdeclaration Fee: 500 USD per misdeclaration, per container.

  

Questions about VGM?

Contact our Moldova team.

Prohibited cargo

It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of Moldova.

Imports 

  • Used clothes and shoes

  • Media with immoral or seditious content 

 

Exports 

  • • Canticles of historical value
    • Intellectual property
    • Controlled drugs
    • Weapon and firearms
    • Plants and animals

 

Find information on procedures and formalities.

Please note that MSC does not assume any liability in case the list of prohibited cargo is not up to date. It is the sole responsibility of the merchant to ensure that the cargo which needs to be shipped to or from Moldova is not prohibited at the time of arrival or departure.

List of terminals 

MSC operates services to and from Moldova (landlocked) via the Ukrainian ports of Odessa and Chornomorsk as well as via the Romanian port of Constanta. Please contact MSC Moldova team in order to arrange shipments to and from Moldova. 

Port of Loading Terminal 
Odessa  HHLA Container Terminal Odessa (CTO) 
Chornomorsk  Chornomorsk Fishing Port LLC 
Constanta Constanta South Container Terminal 

Last update:

Last update: 2022-07-04T04:31:00