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Detention; a charge for detaining a ship, freight car, or truck.

Usage examples (11)
  • There was a further dispute about whether owners were entitled to claim for Demurrage incurred before termination.
  • Demurrage charges for not clearing food out of port warehouses on a timely basis
  • Reminder - Demurrage is a penalty fee charged by ports for failure to move cargo out of their warehouses within certain fixed time periods, e.g., seven, fifteen or...
  • Demurrage charges of between R1 000 and R2 000 a day are levied on containers while in the port. for more
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