MSC has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from Russia since 1998. Our vessels continue to call at Russian ports in compliance with applicable sanctions regimes, including regarding Russia-related cargo, entities and individuals. As of 1 March 2022, MSC has been accepting bookings only for FMH (food, medical, humanitarian) cargoes on services to and from Russia.
Demurrage is charged to import and export clients in case units remain in their possession after the period normally or specifically allowed to stuff or respectively strip cargo.
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).
Questions about demurrage or storage charges?
Contact our Russia team.
Download LIST of agricultural products, raw materials and food originating in the United States, European Union, Canada, Australia, the Kingdom of Norway, Ukraine, the Republic of Albania, Montenegro, the Republic of Iceland, Principality of Liechtenstein, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and that for a period till 31.12.2022 which shall not be imported in the Russian Federation.
Download LIST of commodities which are prohibited for importation into Russia from Ukraine in accordance with Russian legislation. Importation is prohibited both if commodities are originating from Ukraine and if transiting through Ukraine.
Special conditionsMaximum storage period for import cargo is 60 days or 30 days for foodstuffs. Upon expiring of this period cargo will be arrested by Customs Authority.
Ports and terminals
MSC operates services to and from the following Russia ports and terminals, with local teams in each location to support our customers.
|Port of Loading
|Container terminal St.Petersburg
|Novoroslesexport container terminal
|NUTEP container terminal
|Baltic Stevedoring Company
|Commercial port of Vladivostok (VMTP)
|Vladivostok Sea container terminal (VSCT Fish Port)
|Vladivostok Sea Port Pervomayskiy (VMPP)
|Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC)