Maersk has introduced a new product, called Container Protect Essential, which will come into effect on 15th February 2023, and is offered to all shipments imported into Sri Lanka and Maldives as part of the import standard offering for all commodities.
According to the announcement, this new product will ensure that customers will not be liable for damaged equipment (within the coverage limit) and will be protected against financial losses.
USD 15 per container ‘Container Protect Essential’ applicable for all imports into the Maldives and Sri Lanka, covers Container repair and cleaning cover up to USD 100.
The new product will be included in quotations but is not mandatory.
Customers can also upgrade to Container Protect Unlimited that provides unlimited coverage for container damage and cleaning costs, across all commodities.