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Maersk Line, Low Water Surcharge

Maersk Line is introducing a Low Water Surcharge (LWC) applicable to ALL Cargo from North Europe to Montreal (Canada), effective 30th July 2018.

The surcharge amount is:

LWC: USD 100 / 150 / 150 for 20’/40’/45’

For your reference, we have also included the levels and the rate structure for some sample corridors to/from Europe 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
Rotterdam Montreal 1686 USD 2268 USD 2268 USD Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive
Felixstowe Montreal 1686 USD 2268 USD 2268 USD Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive 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
Rotterdam Montreal n/a n/a n/a Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive 0 USD 0 USD 0 USD
Felixstowe Montreal n/a n/a n/a Inclusive Inclusive Inclusive 0 USD 0 USD 0 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.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. You will find contact details on maerskline.com.

Source: Maersk Line
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