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CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd introduce new rates in July and August

Hapag-Lloyd will implement a general rate increase (GRI) in the eastbound trade from East Asia to all US and Canadian destinations as of 1 August 2020 (date of cargo receipt at origin).

This GRI will apply for all dry, reefer, non-operating reefer, tank, flat rack and open-top containers as follows:

East Asia to North America (US and Canada)

  • US$1200 per all 20′ container types
  • US$1500 per all 40′ container types

East Asia is defined as being the countries/districts of Japan, Republic of Korea, China/Taiwan, China/Hong Kong, China (PRC), China/Macau, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, The Philippines and Russian Pacific Coast Provinces.

In addition, CMA CGM has announced the following GRI, from all Asia ports, effective from 1 July for all cargo dry, reefer, out-of-gauge (OOG) and breakbulk.

  • To Durban, South Africa


  • To Cape Town, South Africa


The French carrier will also introduce a port congestion surcharge of US$550/20′ and US$1,100/40′ in Cape Town for dry and reefer equipment from 1 July.

Effective from 10 July for North Europe and 20 July for Mediterranean, CMA CGM will apply a peak season surcharge of US$100/20′ and US$200/40′ from European and Mediterranean ports to Australia and New Zealand for dry cargo.

Furthermore, the Marseille-based company has published new terminal handling charges in Belgium and Dunkerque, France, effective from 20 July.

  • Ports: Belgium all ports
  • Perimeter: Import/Export
  • Cargo: Dry & Reefer
  • Payment: Collect/Prepaid
  • Amount (Dry): €204 (US$230) per 20’/40′
  • Amount (Reefer): €308 (US$348) per 20’/40′
  • Port: Dunkerque, France
  • Perimeter: Import/Export
  • Cargo: Dry
  • Amount: €204 (US$230) per unit
  • Payment: Collect/Prepaid
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