Hapag-Lloyd announces a new general rate increase (GRI) / General Rate Adjustment (GRA) from the Middle East to the United States for cargo transported in 20’ and 40’ dry, reefer and special containers, including high cube equipment.
The new rate increase will be applicable to all containers gated in full from 29 March 2023 and will be valid until further notice, according to the German carrier.
The GRI will be US$450 per 20' dry container and US$5OO per 40' dry container. Additionally, for 40' high cube containers, there will be an increase of US$500/box.
Hapag-Lloyd noted that it will also implement a GRI of US$450 per 20’ reefer container and US$500 per 40' reefer box.
Furthermore, for 20’ special containers, there will be an increase of US$450/box and for 40’ special containers, there will be an increase of US$500/box.
The geographical scope of this increase is from the Middle East, namely, India, Pakistan, United Arabic Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka, to all the coasts of the United States.