Shortsea Service Information

Unifeeder core services

  • When receiving a quotation from Unifeeder, everything needed by standard, depending on the agreed terms, to transport your cargo from A to B is included.


  • Our core services include; Ocean freight, BAF, CAF, Cargo Dues, IMO, Reefer, Arrival Notice, Haulage, THC, and B/L.


  • In order to deliver precise pricing and smooth implementation, we have below outlined further information and requirements which needs to be discussed in order to create full alignment.


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Variable costs related to Unifeeder services

  • Storage terms: The cost of occupying space at the departing and receiving terminal.
  • Demurrage terms: The cost of using Unifeeder containers is included in our pricing as per standard free times according to our tariff.
  • Waiting time: Free time needed for the loading/unloading procedure must be agreed upon and calculated into our pricing.
  • Free times for the above-mentioned subjects needs to be agreed upon before entering a cooperation. Anything exceeding the agreed free times will be charged as per Unifeeder standard costs.
  • Storage and Demurrage visualization
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  • We need customs status defined, and we need proper documentation in place before launch of cooperation and shipment of cargo.
  • C-status:   Cargo which is wholly obtained or produced in EU, or fully released for free circulation between EU member states.
  • N-status:   Cargo shipped to and from non-EU member states and not complying with the above.
  • Export:   It is exporters responsibility to secure that proper export documentation is issued prior shipment.
  • Import:  It is importers responsibility to secure that proper import documentation is arranged prior cargo delivery.

Export and import services can be procured through Unifeeder.

Verified Gross Mass:

  • Unifeeder is obliged to at any time, and without fail, follow and comply with any valid legislation affecting transports carried out by us.
  • VGM weights must be supplied to us in due time to secure proper and safe loading plans prior each vessel departure.
  • It must be confirmed to us which method is chosen to calculate and confirm VGM. Additional costs might occur, if cargo must be weighed while in Unifeeders custody.


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Click here to see our standard shortsea charges for more info regarding pricing

Unifeeder Standard Finance Terms

  • We will issue an invoice per booking you place with Unifeeder.
  • The invoice will be issued 48 hours from vessel departure.
  • You will receive this invoice as a PDF attachment to the finance-related e-mail address which you informed.
  • The invoice will clearly state your credit terms, when and where the payment needs to be arranged.
  • You will receive a monthly Statement of Account to keep track of your open invoices.
  • Clarification and alignment on all mentioned subjects in this document is a must in order to proceed with your bookings.
  • Please reach out to your Unifeeder contact if any questions.

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