MSC has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from Pakistan for years. Today, with more than 40 services connecting 200 global routes, we are proud to say that we are a market leader, moving cargo across 200 global routes.
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.
What is demurrage?
Demurrage is the charge applicable, after the free time expires, inside the terminal for the use of the land.
What is Per Diem?
Per Diem is the charge applicable, after the free time expires, for the use of the carrier’s container (full or empty) outside the marine terminal, rail ramp or container yard.
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.
The following items are mandatory and must be on all VGM instructions.
VGM cut-off will be separately advised by MSC Pakistan for each vessel.
VGM cut-off different from Documentation & container cut off.
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It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of Pakistan
There are a number of other restrictions in place. To find out more, click the link below.
To view a full list of prohibited and restricted items please visit the links below:
Ports and terminals
MSC operates services to and from the following ports and terminals in Pakistan, with local teams in each location to support our customers.
|Port of Loading||Terminal 1|
|Port Muhammad Bin Qasim||Qasim International Container Terminal|
|Karachi||Pakistan International Container Terminal|