MSC has been helping customers ship cargo to and from Nicaragua since 2007, by offering 4 services.
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, container yard, or shipper´s facility. This charge can also apply while the container is undergoing 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 for import container expires.
In case of a demurrage dispute, email firstname.lastname@example.org (email subject: Dispute + BL number + 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 terminal or customs warehouse. Client pays for storages charges directly to the terminal.
Detention and demurrage: updated payment policy
The following options are available for release of shipment:
Questions about detention and/or demurrage charges?
VGM Receiving Policy in Nicaragua/or/ SOLAS VGM: a new regulation for a safer supply chain /or/ SOLAS VGM information for Nicaragua
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:
Guidelines for submitting your VGM instructions
MSC admin fees and costs
Questions about VGM?
Ports and Terminals
MSC operates services to and from the following ports and terminals, with representatives in each location to support our customers.
|Port of Loading||Terminal 1|
|Corinto, Nicaragua||Administracion Portuaria de Corinto|
|Puerto Cortes, Honduras||Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC)|