Dear Valued Customers,

This is to inform you of upward review in our demurrage and container deposit rates. This decision was reached following an analysis of the inflationary trends since the last time we reviewed our rates and also considering the going rates in the market.

Please see below our current rates and the new levels which have been approved by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, and will be effective onwards, starting from date 16-May-21, and scheduled as shipments loading on Kota Sejati 0051W/0052E ETD Xingang 16-May-21 and ETA Onne 26-June-21; ETA Lagos 01-July-21:

    Container Size Current Tariff Levels New Tariff Levels
Container Deposit DV (Within Lagos) 20′ NGN 100,000 NGN 112,500
    40′ NGN 200,000 NGN 225,000
  DV (Outside Lagos) 20′ NGN 150,000 NGN 268,750
    40′ NGN 300,000 NGN 537,500
  DV (Rivers State) 20′ NGN 75,000 NGN 84,375
    40′ NGN 150,000 NGN 168,750
  DV (Outside Rivers State) 20′ NGN 100,000 NGN 212,500
    40′ NGN 200,000 NGN 425,000
  RF (Flat Rate) 20′ NGN 250,000 NGN 281,250
  OT (Flat Rate) 40′ NGN 500,000 NGN 562,500
Demurrage After Standard Free time (DV, OT, FR)      
  days 6-10 20′ NGN 7,000 NGN 7,875
    40′ NGN 10,500 NGN 11,813
  days 11-15 20′ NGN 9,300 NGN 10,463
    40′ NGN 14,600 NGN 16,425
  days 16-21 20′ NGN 11,600 NGN 13,050
    40′ NGN 17,500 NGN 19,688
  22 onwards 20′ NGN 13,900 NGN 15,638
    40′ NGN 20,400 NGN 22,950
  After Standard Free time (RF)      
  days 4-6 20′ NGN 12,000 NGN 13,500
    40′ NGN 24,000 NGN 27,000
  7 onwards 20′ NGN 41,600 NGN 46,800
    40′ NGN 83,000 NGN 93,375

Note abbreviations: DV – Standard dry container; RF – Reefer container; OT – Open-top container; FR – flat-rack container.

Kindly go to “Rate and Charges” for more information on our local charges and services. We thank you for your patronage and understanding.

PIL Nigeria Ltd