Connecter la Slovénie au monde

MSC soutient les commerces locaux en Slovénie avec son propre bureau 2003. Aujourd'hui, le port de Koper est desservi par 4 services reliant directement la Méditerranée et l'Extrême-Orient, le reste du monde étant desservi par des ports de transbordement.

Contactez notre équipe pour demander un devis, réserver une expédition ou en savoir plus sur nos services locaux


Detention, demurrage, Per Diem and storage charges

What is demurrage?

Demurrage is the charge applicable, after the free time expires for use of units as warehouse while on terminal or with customer:

Import: From the end of the free time till empty unit is returned

Export: from empty unit pick-up until full unit loaded on nominated vessel 

In case of a demurrage dispute, 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 on the terminal (for the use of the land).

SOLAS VGM information for Slovenia

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.

Port of Koper is operating on principle “No VGM – No Entry” on marine terminal. With this it is possible to perform VGM procedure before entry to marine terminal upon special request.


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 Koper, which will be billed to the Shipper of Record.

  • The policy in place in port of Koper is “NO VGM – No GATE


MSC admin fees and costs

  • Manual VGM Submission Fee (applies to email and inclusion on standard shipping instructions): 30 EUR per container. 

  • Late VGM Submission Fee: 30 EUR per container. 

  • VGM Misdeclaration Fee: 30 EUR per misdeclaration, per container.

  • Weighting per request per unit Fee: 60 EUR


Questions about VGM?

Contact our Slovenia team.

Prohibited cargo

Imports and Export


  • Counterfeit money 

  • Goods prohibited in the scope of economic sanctions, e.g. all Cuban-made articles or merchandise from Iran, Myanmar or Sudan 

  • 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



Special Attention required:

  • Cigarettes – all kind

  • Alcohol – all kind

  • Military cargo

  • Narcotics and some medication containing prohibited substances 

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 Slovenia.

  • Nationwide door delivery or pick-up

To simplify your supply chain, we offer on-carriage or pre-carriage services via third-party vendors.

  • Custom brokerage

We partner with third-party vendors to offer custom formalities in connection to import and export of your shipments.

  • Warehousing

For small cargo volumes we can offer warehousing (bonded and non-bonded).



Notre équipe d'experts nous permet de fournir des services dédiés de fumigation des cargaisons pour une expédition de bois. En tant que spécialistes des expéditions de grumes, avec une longue expérience de l'expédition de bois vers l'Extrême-Orient, nous fournissons un soutien sur mesure à tous nos clients, y compris ceux qui ont des exigences spécifiques en raison de l'infestation de scolytes en Europe du Nord.

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