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Maersk Line, Peak Season Surcharge

Maersk Line is notifying a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) of USD 200 for 20’ and USD 400 for 40’ applicable to ALL WOOD & PRIME PAPER cargo from Apapa & Tin Can Island (Nigeria) to Far East Asia, effective from 1st August to 30th September.

For your reference, we have also included the levels and the rate structure for some sample corridors valid from today until further notice. These charges may be changed in the future and we will notify you accordingly.

Origin Destination OF OHC DHC SBF
20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC
Tin Can Island Huangpu 650 USD 1440 USD 1440 USD n/a n/a n/a 625 CNY 980 CNY 980 CNY Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive
Origin Destination ERS LSS PSS
20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC
Tin Can Island Huangpu Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive n/a n/a n/a 200 USD 400 USD 400 USD
  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • The above surcharge acronyms mean: OF (Ocean Freight), OHC (Origin Terminal Handling Charge), DHC (Destination Terminal Handling Charge), ERS (Emergency Risk Surcharge), SBF (Standard Bunker Adjustment Factor), LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge) and PSS (Peak Season Surcharge).
  • These rates are unaffected by, and do not affect, any tariff notified, published or filed in accordance with local regulatory requirements.
  • For trades subject to the US Shipping Act or the China Maritime Regulations, quotations or surcharges that vary from the Maersk Line tariff shall not be binding on Maersk Line unless included in a service contract or service contract amendment that has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) or the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, as applicable.
Source: Maersk Line
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