Freight News

APL applies GRI from China to Pakistan & India

Εffective 1 April 2019, APL will apply the General Rate Increase (GRI) within the following scope: Origin: China Destination: Pakistan, India West Coast Effective Date CUR D20′ D40′ D40H 1 April 2019 USD 100 200 200  

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Maersk increases rates from Far East Asia to Africa

Maersk Line announces an increase in FAK rates from Fat East Asia to East and Horn Africa. The effective date of that move will be the first day of the April. Origins Destinations Commodity Rate levels (USD) Effective start date Effective end date 20DC 40DC 40High Nansha Mombasa FAK 1225 …

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CMA CGM announces new THC in Poland

CMA CGM informs its customers of the following THC update in Poland ports. Effective April 10th, 2019 (date of loading in the origin ports) until further notice: Ports: Poland all ports Perimeter: Import & Export Cargo: Dry, Reefer Amount: EUR 135 per unit (Dry) | EUR 265 per unit (Reefer) Payment: Prepaid/Collect …

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CMA CGM, FAK rates – From Asia to the Middle East Gulf

In order to maintain its service quality on CIMEX Lines, CMA CGM informs its customers of its Rate Restoration Program for March 2019 as follows: Effective March 22nd, 2019 (B/L date): Origin Range: From all Asian ports Destination Range: To Middle East Gulf ports Cargo: Dry, OOG, Breakbulk & Reefer …

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CMA CGM announces THC update in South Korea

CMA CGM announces Terminal Handling Charges (THC) update for cargo imported into South Korea. Effective for all trades on April 6th, 2019, date of loading in the origin ports until further notice: Port: South Korea all ports Perimeter: Import Cargo: dry Amounts: KRW 126,000 per 20′ GP | KRW 176,000 …

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APL to apply new GRIs

Effective 1 April 2019, APL will apply a General Rate Increase (GRI) to all Tariff and Service Contract rates within the following scope: Origin: Asia (except Japan), Australia, New Zealand, East Africa Destination: Canada, USA (except Guam, Hawaii, Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands) Container Type Currency 20′ 40′ 40H’ 45′ Dry USD …

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Maersk increases rates from East Asia to West Africa

Maersk will introduce an increase in FAK rates from South East Asia & Far East Asia to West Africa. Origins Destinations Commodity Rate levels (USD) Effective start date Effective end date 20DC 40DC 40HC Tanjung Pelepas Dakar FAK 2200 3150 3150 01-04-19 Until further notice, but not beyond 14-04-19 Tanjung …

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CMA CGM announces new GRR

CMA CGM announces the following General Rate Restoration. The reason is to provide its customers with reliable and efficient service, CMA CGM says in its announcement.   Effective April 15th, 2019 (B/L date): From East Coast South America To West Africa, East Africa, South Africa, Arabian Gulf & West Coast …

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APL to revise local surcharges in Singapore

APL will revise the following surcharges: Local Surcharges Effective Date (excluding China) Effective Date (for China export or import) Charge Code Revised Charges Remarks BL Fee – E submission 5 April 2019 N/A DA001 SGD 120 Applicable when booking and shipping instruction are received by carrier via e-channels. BL Fee …

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MSC announces new FAK rates

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. announces the following freight rates as from March 11th, 2019 until further notice but not beyond March 31st, 2019. All Prices are in US Dollars unless otherwise specified The above Rates are inclusive of the Base Rate (i.e. ocean freight rate), Piracy Risk Surcharge (PRS), …

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Maersk revises terminal charges in Africa

Maersk is revising the Terminal Handling Service – Origin (OHC) & Terminal Handling Service – Destination (DHC) for ALL Cargo in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe to/from World, effective 01st April 2019. The revised tariff amount is detailed as follow: Surcharge code Origin Destination Currency Non-Dangerous cargo Dangerous cargo All 20 Dry …

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CMA CGM, GRR – From Asia to East Africa

CMA CGM informs of the following General Rate Restoration : Effective April 1st, 2019 (B/L date): From Asia including China, South Korea, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and Bangladesh (not including Japan) To East Africa including Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique Quantum: USD 300/TEU All cargo dry, OOG and breakbulk  

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Hong Kong: Documentation fees adjusted

With effect from 1 April 2019, the Origin Documentation Fee & Destination Documentation Fee will be adjusted as below: Origin Documentation Fee (DOC) Origin: Hong Kong Destination: All destinations (Except Brunei; Cambodia; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Taiwan; Thailand; Vietnam) Quantum: HK$ 550 per BL Origin: Hong Kong Destination: Brunei; Cambodia; Indonesia; Japan; …

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Asia to Australia: ANL increases rates

ANL will be implementing a rate restoration program from 1st April, 2019 to all customers in Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan. From 1st April, 2019 all export shipments with origin in Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan to ports and points in Australia will levy an increase …

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COSCO to adjust its export THC tariffs

COSCO SHIPPING LINES will adjust its export THC tariffs for foreign trade services in mainland China starting from March 20, 2019 (Beijing time). The new THC standards as follows: 1. For base ports located in North China (including Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao)  Currency: CNY 2. For base ports located in East …

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Drewry, World Container Index – 07 Mar

The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia is down 2.5% to $1,440.24 per 40ft container (updated Thursday, 07 March 2019).   Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:  

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APL announces new Shipping Certificate Fee

APL announces that the Shipping Certificate Fee will be adjusted with effect from April 1, 2019. Effective Date: April 1, 2019 Origin: All Origins Destination: All Destinations Quantum: HKD 620 per Set – Applicable for Intra-Asia and Asia-Europe Trade – A Shipping Certificate Fee of HK$620 per set will be assessed for all shipping …

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MSC announces fresh FAK rates

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. announces the following freight rates as from April 1st,  2019 until further notice. All Prices are in US Dollars unless otherwise specified. o   CSF (CARRIER SECURITY FEE): USD 11 / CONTAINER –  EUR 9/CONTAINER FAK excludes all IMO Category commodities and high value commodities. Local …

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Rhine Low Water situation update

ZIM announces that due to the prolonged drought in Europe, water levels on the Rhine River are lowering, restricting the amounts of cargo loaded to barges. As a result, barge owners are imposing Low Water Surcharge, which is the common practice in this trade. The surcharge is applied to all …

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