MSC has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from the Kingdom of Bahrain for more than two decades. We offer reliable and efficient shipping services and provide Tailor-made solutions to a lot of business areas and industries.
What is Demurrage and Detention?
Demurrage and detention are charges applicable, after the free time expires from the date of discharge of the container till the empty is returned to carriers facility .Gate pass is issued with valid date for client to pick the cargo from terminal .Customer cannot pick the container with an expired Gate Pass .To extend the validity it is mandatory for client to settle demurrage and validate GP till the date client wishes to clear and return the empty.
For demurrage and related charges or dispute or any inquiries related to free time please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Port Storage?
Port storage charges are applicable, after the free time expiry, for the use of the carrier’s container (full or empty) inside the marine terminal. (Discharge from vessel till gate out from terminal).
Such charges are payable by consignee directly with terminal and MSC as a carrier is not involved.
What is Detention?
Detention charge is applicable, after the free time expires from the date of empty release till laden unit is delivered to marine terminals cy facility.
Detention and related charges or disputes or inquiries about the free time please reach out for us on: email@example.com
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.
Tolerance level is 999 KGs, fines / penalties are to be detailed on a case-by-care base
Mandatory Information and documents:
Booking or Bill of Lading number
VGM and Unit
Authorized person’s signatory (submitter of the VGM who may be authorized to act on behalf of shippers)
Responsible party Name
Standard shipping instruction signed.
Since Terminal is the only approved VGM provider, the VGM cut-off date will the same vessel cut-off.(24 hours prior to vessel ETA).
Extra costs for failing to timely provide VGM as per carrier’s VGM cut-off and country’s guidelines will be for Shipper account.
Please contact the Customer Desk services on this telephone: +973 17514521
It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of the Kingdom of Bahrain
View the full list of prohibited and restricted goods.
Find information on procedures and formalities.
MSC operates services from Al Hidd (BHKBS) – Khalifa Bin Salman Port with local teams in Port location and office to support our customers.