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Jordan

Connecting the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the world

MSC has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from Jordan, around the world. As a market leader, we offer reliable and efficient shipping services to and from Jordan for a wide range of markets and suppliers 

Detention and Demurrage

What is detention?


Detention charge is applicable, after the free time expires, for the use of the carrier’s full container inside the marine terminal, railroad facilities or container yard. This charge can also apply while the container is undergoing Jordanian 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 expires, inside the terminal for the use of the land. 
 
In case of a demurrage dispute, email jo216-info.amman@msc.com 

Make sure to indicate the following in email subject: :"Dispute + Invoice Number", describing the reasons for your dispute. 
 
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.  
 
In case of Per Diem disputes, email jo216-info.amman@msc.com mentioning the invoice number in the email subject. Please describe the reasons


What are storage charges?


A storage charge is applicable, after the free time expires, for containers left inside the rail ramp or container yard (for the use of the land).
  
Export Detention and demurrage

 Export Demurrage and Detention 

Max 5 free days of detention calculated once the container is released till its gated in full to the terminal.
Max 6 free days of demurrage calculated once the container is gated in full into the terminal till it’s loaded full on board.

noting that if the container was gated into the terminal full during the 5 free days of detention, the next 6 free days of demurrage starts immediately.

 
SOLAS VGM information for Jordan
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.

In line with SOLAS (Safety of Lives at Sea) regulations, Jordan Maritime Commission  all marine terminals in Jordan are now allowed to use their certified scales to record Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of shipments. 

You must include the following on all VGM instructions:

  • The following items are mandatory and must be on all VGM instructions

    Booking or Bill of Lading number
    Container number
    Weight certificate.
    VGM + unit
    Authorized person’s signatory (submitter of the VGM who may be authorized to act on behalf of shippers
    Responsible party Name

How to submit your VGM instructions?

Via Fax, emails.
Via Standard Shipping instructions signed

Deadlines for sending your VGM instructions
48 hours of ETA as per usual practice.

Admin Fees and costs
There are no administration charges imposed by MSC for the moment. Should there be any fees we will share with you.

Recommendations
Keep the VGM records.
MSC Local agency should be informed in advance about the appointment of 3rd parties to provide the VGM.
In case of discrepancy, shipper is entitled to immediately send the corrected weight certificate before cut off.

Contact information
Customer Desk services : Rami Ata  rata@msc.jo
MSC contact person : Azmi Falah afalah@msc.jo 

 
Prohibited cargo

It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of Jordan 
 

Imports


Illegal drugs
Knives, weapons and ammunition (unless permitted)
Plant and plant products (unless permitted)
Fresh fruit and vegetables (unless permitted)
Meat and animal products (unless permitted)
Israeli currency
Counterfeit money and goods
Pornographic material
"USED CLOTHES AND SHOES " From TUNIS are Prohibited
"Importing donations and or humanitarian cargo to Jordan is accepted by the authorized charity organizations only; POL agent should contact MSC Jordan before any shipments take place and provide consignee name and full style address."
Though the above items are the only ones prohibited, there are several goods that are heavily restricted. For more information, see the links below.
Exports
Illegal drugs
Knives, weapons and ammunition (unless permitted)
Plant and plant products (unless permitted)
Fresh fruit and vegetables (unless permitted)
Meat and animal products (unless permitted)
Israeli currency
Counterfeit money and goods
Pornographic material
For full details of prohibited cargo in Jordan please contact MSC Jordan team:
European Commission site
Import and export regulations

List of terminals 

Ports and terminals
MSC operates services to and from Amman (JOAQJ) Aqaba terminal as our  local teams to support our customers.