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ZIM, update of Emergency Bunker Surcharge

ZIM decided to update the EBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge) as from August 1st, 2018 – till further notice, for FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo for the following trades: Between the Mediterranean and North America & Central America & Caribbean base ports (except Canadian export): 60 USD per TEU From Canada to Mediterranean base ports: 260 …

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Shippers are concerned about Emergency Bunker Surcharge

The European Shippers’ Council is concerned about the introduction of the Emergency Bunker Surcharge by carriers that took effect 1 June 2018. The surcharge is an additional fee charged to the shipper. Carriers explain the introduction of this surcharge by the rise of the bunker oil price. ESC together with …

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ZIM, Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) update

ZIM’s announcement: Due to the continued surge in bunker prices, and in order to maintain our current levels of service and high reliability, it has been decided to update the EBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge) (*) applies upon FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo, in several trades, as detailed below. The updated rates for …

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