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CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd refresh global charges

Hapag-Lloyd and CMA CGM have unveiled fresh prices and surcharges across the globe, effective from July and August.

The French shipping group has announced a freight of all kinds (FAK) rate increase from Asia to the Red Sea for dry, out of gauge (OOG), breakbulk and reefer cargo of US$300 and US$200, effective 1 July and 8 July respectively.

Effective from 1 July, CMA CGM will also implement the following FAK rates from the West Mediterranean to South East India & Sri Lanka for dry cargo:


In addition, the Marseille-based carrier has announced new FAK rates, effective 8 July, from Middle East Gulf, Pakistan & Indian ports (offered in direct on CMA CGM services) to all North European & Mediterranean ports (offered in direct on CMA CGM services), as follows:


Moreover, the French shipping company has published new peak season surcharges (PSS) from Asia and Europe, which will take effect in July, as follows:

  • Origin: Asia
  • Destination: Douala, Cameroon
  • Cargo: Dry, OOG & Breakbulk
  • Amount: US$300/20' | US$300/40'
  • Effective from 1 July (B/L date)
  • Origin: Northern Europe, Scandinavia, Poland & Baltic, West Med & Adriatic
  • Destination: Indian Subcontinent, Middle East Gulf & Red Sea
  • Cargo: Reefer
  • Amount: US$200 per Reefer container (20' and 40'RH)
  • Effective from 1 July (date of loading in the origin ports) until further notice
  • Origin: All North European ports (including United Kingdom & Scandinavia)
  • Destination: North West India, South East India, Pakistan & Sri Lanka and inland points via said ports
  • Cargo: Dry
  • Amount: US$150 per 20'/40'
  • Effective from 15 July (date of loading in the origin ports) until further notice

Furthermore, Hapag-Lloyd has announced several new charges from East Asia to various destinations. First, we see a General Rate Increase (GRI) of US$300/20’ and USD$600/40’ for all equipment types from North East Asia, North East Asia, which includes Korea, China, China/Hong Kong, China/Macau and China/Taiwan to Australia, with effect from 1 August.

Additionally, the German carrier has announced the following ocean tariff rates for all 20’ and 40’ (including high cube) containers on the westbound trade from East Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean. Valid for sailings commencing on the tariffing date 15 July onwards and until further notice:

Meanwhile, the Hamburg-based company will cancel the implementation of the PSS for all dry, reefer, flat rack and open top containers from East Asia to US and Canada, which was originally planned for 5 July.

Hapag-Lloyd has also introduced new terminal handling charges in Poland and Sweden of €160 (US$180) and SEK2,320 (US$250) / SEK2,720 (US$290) per 20’ / 40’ respectively for OOG cargo, effective from 1 August.

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