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Far East to West Africa service NileDutch wishes to announce a General Rate Increase (GRI) on our services from the Far East to West Africa. Our general tariff will be increased with effect from the 1st of November 2016(B/L date) with following quantum: USD 500 per TEU The rate increase is necessary to continue to operate our services with the high quality level and re ...

  TERMINAL HANDLING CHARGES (THC) IN PORTUGAL Please be informed that NileDutch adjusted the THC in Lisbon and Leixoes to the following levels, for all shipments loaded on the Carlotta Star 11168 (ETA Lisbon: 17th of October) and consecutive sailings. Lisbon / Leixoes    Eur 180,- / 20 DV unit                                Eur 180,- / 40 HC unit                     ...

Our West Europe to West Africa service (WEWA) will be upgraded with a port call to Douala every two weeks. This will provide our customers with a quicker link to this important port. Douala will now benefit from direct connections to Abidjan, Tangier, Le Havre, Antwerp and Lisbon. The improved WEWA service will also serve as a feeder for cargo to South America, South Af ...

INTRODUCTION OF THE ADDITIONAL NAVIGATION FEE IN DRC Following the Democratic Republique of Congo’s interministerial decree of March 9, 2015, NileDutch wishes to announce the introduction of the Additional Navigation Fee for Boma and Matadi. As from June 1st, 2016, the fee will be collected from the consignee for all goods, based on the following rates: 1. Container: E ...

West Europe to West Africa Service NileDutch has recently reviewed its BAF level and wishes to announce the BAF for the 3rd quarter of 2016 (B/L date): Southbound: Northbound: Containerized - 340 EUR / TEU Containerized - 170 EUR / TEU For any further information please contact your nearest NileDutch agent.     ...

East Coast USA to West Africa Service NileDutch has recently reviewed its BAF level and wishes to announce the BAF for the 3rd quarter of 2016 (B/L date): Southbound: Northbound: Containerized - 380 USD / TEU Containerized - 190 USD / TEU For any further information please contact your nearest NileDutch agent.   ...

East Mediterranean to West Africa Service NileDutch has recently reviewed its BAF level and wishes to announce the BAF for the 3rd quarter of 2016 (B/L date): Southbound: Northbound: Containerized - 380 USD / TEU Containerized - 190 USD / TEU For any further information please contact your nearest NileDutch agent.   ...

MANDATORY WEIGHING OF PACKED CONTAINERS In order to avoid safety problems at sea and ashore arising from container shipments that have incorrect weight declarations, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted new regulations regarding the mandatory container gross weight verification also called the “Verified Gross Mass” (VGM) of the container. This new regulation ...

Decision nr DGDA/DG/DV/DGA.T/DG/077/2016 of 16/03/16, applied in Matadi since 31st March, 2016 states that the customs office in DRC is requesting 1 Original Bill of lading be attached to the customs clearance and filed after completion of the customs procedures by importers or their agents. Knowing the fact that our Agents cannot release the cargo without surrender of 1 ori ...

Today, NileDutch, the West Africa specialist container line, announced the acquisition of the Europe to West Africa services and operations from Safmarine MPV, an independently run multi-purpose vessel business owned by Maersk Line. The acquisition complements and expands the service offering of NileDutch to customers of containerized, oil & gas, project and conventional c ...

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