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Drewry, World Container Index – 21 Feb

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 4.6% to $1,606.09 per 40ft container (updated Thursday, 21 February 2019).   Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:

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APL updates container yard charges in UAE

APL is announcing the following updates to Origin Receiving Charges (ORC) for container yard services, also known as Origin Terminal Handling Charges (OTHC): ORC – Receiving Charges for UAE Origins (Except Abu Dhabi): Applicable rates in DIRH currency:   APL is also announcing the following updates to Destination Delivery Charges (DDC): DDC – Destination Delivery Charges …

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CMA CGM to apply PSS in Nigeria

In a continued effort to provide with reliable and efficient service, CMA CGM Group wishes to inform you of the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) update: From Asia including China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Southeast Asia and Bangladesh From India Subcontinent and Middle East Gulf From North and South America From …

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CMA CGM applies ERS on Liberville exports

CMA CGM Group informs its customers of the Empty Repositioning Surcharge (ERS) updated tariff. The scope of application of the Empty Repositioning Surcharge (ERS) is as follows and until further notice: Effective March 15th, 2019 (B/L date). Except for FMC trade: March 25th, 2019 Exports from Libreville, Gabon to worldwide destinations Quantum: USD 175 …

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MSC announces new FAK rates

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. announces the following freight rates as from March 1st, 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 to revise PSS in Nigeria

Maersk is revising Peak Season Surcharge for ALL Cargo in Onne (Nigeria), effective 11th March 2019 for non-regulated corridors and 1st April 2019 for regulated corridors. The revised tariff amount is detailed as follow: Surcharge code Origin Destination Currency 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC 20 REEF 40 HREEF 20 Special 40 Special PSS World (Excl EUR) Onne, NG …

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APL implements local charges in UAE

Effective 1 March 2019, APL will implement the following local documentation charges for shipments to/from UAE ports: Description Direction Unit Amount(AED) Amount(USD) Manual SI submission (Non-ESI) Export BL 575 157 BL Fees Export BL 475 129 Container Inspection Fee Import Container 92 25 Delivery Order Fees Import BL 475 129  

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APL to apply Food Quality Surcharge in Indonesia

APL will apply the following Food Quality Surcharge (FQS) with effect from 14 March 2019: Origin: Indonesia Destination: All destinations Effective Date: 14 March 2019 Equipment CUR 20′ 40′ 40H’ 45′ Remarks Dry USD 25 50 50 50 Per container FR/OT/TANK USD 25 50 – – Per container Refrigerated USD 25 50 50 50 …

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Greater China to Middle-East: APL increases rates

APL will apply the General Rate Increase (GRI) within the following scope: Effective date Origin Destination GRI 1 March 2019 Greater China All Middle-East Destinations USD 100/TEU 15 March 2019 Greater China All Middle-East Destinations USD 100/TEU  

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Hapag-Lloyd to implement Peak Season Surcharge

Strong market demand from North Europe to Mexico East Coast is leading to higher than usual operational costs on Hapag-Lloyd’s Atlantic Loop 4 (AL4). Consequently please be informed that effective for sailings as of March 1, 2019 and valid until further notice, Hapag-Lloyd will implement a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) …

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Hapag-Lloyd, new PSS in Europe Middle East

In light of current market demand, Hapag-Lloyd will apply a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for all container types on the Europe Middle East Trade from Black Sea to Middle East & Indian Subcontinent ports. Effective for sailings as of March 1, 2019 and valid until further notice the PSS from Black Sea ports into Middle East …

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CMA CGM announces fresh FAK rates

Please find the new applicable CMA CGM Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates as follows as from March 1st, 2019 (date of loading in the origin ports) until further notice:     These new FAK rates will apply as follows: Origin Range: From India and Pakistan base ports (offered in direct on CMA …

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Hapag-Lloyd to increase rates

With effect from April 1, 2019 Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all container types from the United States and Canada via East-West and Gulf Coast ports of loading to Australia and New Zealand by the following amounts: USD 175 per 20′ Container USD 300 per 40′ Container  

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APL to apply EIC in Maldives

APL is applying the following Equipment Imbalance Charge (EIC) at Destination to the Maldives: Origin: Asia, Australia, East Africa, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, New Zealand, West Asia Destination: Maldives Effective date: 15 February 2019 Equipment Type Currency 20′ 40′ 40H’ 45′ Dry Container USD 95 190 190 190 Flat Rack/Open Top/Tank Container USD …

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Maersk Line is announcing new rates

Maersk Line is announcing the FAK rates (Freight All Kinds) for March. Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective.   Origins Destinations Commodity Rate levels (USD) Effective start date Effective end date 20DC 40DC Mersin Jebel …

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CMA CGM to update THC in several countries

CMA CGM informs its customers of the following THC update in the following ports:   Effective March 15th, 2019 (date of loading in the origin ports) until further notice: Ports: Montenegro all ports Perimeter: Import & Export Cargo: Dry, Reefer, OOG Amount: EUR 160 per unit (dry) – EUR 210 per unit …

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Maersk Line, FAK rates from India to Djibouti

Maersk is announcing an increase in FAK rates (Freight All Kinds). Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective. Origins Destinations Commodity Rate levels (USD) Effective start date Effective end date 20DC 40DC 40High Nhava Sheva Djibouti …

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Hapag-Lloyd to apply new surcharge in Canada

In view of the continuing disruptions to maritime traffic in the St Lawrence River, as well as local trucking and railroad issues, and resulting congestion at the port of Montreal as well as schedule delays over and above the seasonal norm, Hapag-Lloyd will implement a Congestion Surcharge as from beginning …

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Hapag-Lloyd announces new prices

Hapag-Lloyd announces the following Ocean Tariff rates for all cargoes in 20’ and 40’ General Purpose (incl. High Cube Containers) on the westbound trade from East Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean: Valid for sailings commencing on tariffing date March 1, 2019 onwards and until further notice, Hapag-Lloyd’s Ocean Tariff rates from East …

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Hapag-Lloyd to apply Peak Season Surcharge

Strong market demand from Italy to United States of America is leading to higher than usual operational costs on Mediterranean Pacific Service and Atlantic Loops 6 and 7 (MPS, AL6 and AL7). Effective for sailings as of March 15, 2019 and valid until further notice, Hapag-Lloyd will implement a Peak …

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