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Maersk Line, Peak Season Surcharge

Maersk Line is notifying a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) of USD 255 for 20’ applicable to WOOD & PRIME PAPER cargo from Sierra Leone 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 ERS LSS PSS
20 DRY 20 DRY 20 DRY 20 DRY 20 DRY 20 DRY 20 DRY
Freetown Ho Chi Minh 1040 USD 150 USD 200000 VND Inclusive Inclusive n/a 255 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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