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MSC has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from Lithuania since 1998. Today, with multiple direct and feeder services, we interconnect to over 200 global routes.


Port records for MSC in Klaipeda port, Lithuania
· Biggest container vessel 19 462 TEU
· Longest container vessel 400 meters
· Widest container vessel 59 meters 

 

 

 

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Detention, demurrage, Per Diem and storage charges
What are container rental charges?
Container Rental is charged to import and export clients in case units remain in their possession after the period normally or specifically allowed to stuff or respectively strip cargo.
Container Rental is to be charged according to rules and regulations set forth on a specific port or trade route. 

What are storage charges?
A storage charge is applicable, after the free time expires, for containers left inside the rail ramp or container yard (for the use of the land).

Questions about container rental or storage charges?
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SOLAS VGM information
VGM Receiving Policy in Lithuania 
 
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. 
   
How can I submit my VGM instructions? 
· myMSC (Free of Charge)  
· EDI (via INTTRA)  service charges might apply
· Manually (via INTTRA) service charges might apply
· Email: contact local representatives to find out terms for special needs. Manual submission fee will apply 
  
MSC admin fees and costs  
· Manual VGM Submission Fees applies as per valid tariff 
· Late VGM Submission Fees might apply in case of missed cut off 
· VGM Misdeclaration/Overweight Fees might be imposed in case of misdeclaration or failure to declare proper VGM   
 
Questions about VGM? 
Contact local representatives
 
List of terminals in Lithuania

MSC operates services to and from Klaipeda ports and inland terminals (depos).

Port of Loading

Port Terminal

Depo

Klaipeda

Klaipedos Smelte

Klaipeda

 

KLIT(Klaipeda)

Klaipeda

 

KIT (Kaunas)

Klaipeda

 

VIT (Vilnius)


Prohibited cargo

Prohibited cargo

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

 

Imports

 

  • Dangerous cargoes in FlexiTank cargo transport units
  • Counterfeit money
  • Certain weapons, as well as,weapons of mass destroy
  • Media with immoral or seditious content, such as child pornography
  • Goods prohibited in the scope of economic sanctions,
  • Narcotics and psychotropic materials
  • Items infringing trade and copyright regulations
  • Endangered species that have not been outlined by CITES. To view the full list, visit the dedicated CITES page.

 

View the full list of prohibited and restricted goods.

FInd more of procedures and formalities About procedures (lrmuitine.lt)

 

Exports

  • Dangerous cargoes in FlexiTank cargo transport units
  • Counterfeit money
  • Certain weapons, as well as,weapons of mass destroy
  • Media with immoral or seditious content, such as child pornography
  • Goods prohibited in the scope of economic sanctions,
  • Narcotics and psychotropic materials
  • Items infringing trade and copyright regulations
  • Endangered species that have not been outlined by CITES. To view the full list, visit the dedicated CITES page.

 

View the full list of prohibited and restricted goods.

FInd more of procedures and formalities About procedures (lrmuitine.lt)

 

 


What we offer

At MSC, we believe that global success depends on local solutions and local expertise. Discover our complete range of services to support customers shipping to or from Lithuania:

  • CFS services
  • Trucking & Rail services
  • Depo services
  • Customs brokerage
  • Insurance
  • Other shipping specific value added services, e.g. smart containers – Traxens, sale of containers etc

Ready to get started? Contact our MSC Lithuania to request a quote, book or find out more about our local services.

Container Weighing (VGM)

All MSC local offices provide certified scales to record and verify container weight (verified gross mass or VGM) in line with Safety of Lives at Sea (SOLAS) regulations. VGM instructions are mandatory for all shipments for safety reasons and vessel operators can only load a container if its weight has been appropriately verified. Contact your local MSC team for more information and support. 

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