Rate announcements

Far East to South Africa

15 May 2019

As Maersk strives to continue to offer you a broad portfolio of services, we are announcing an increase in FAK rates (Freight All Kinds). Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective. As always, please visit maersk.com for a quote, or your rate sheets or contracts will provide you with full details of rate increases.

Rate levels

Origins Destinations Commodity 20DC 40DC 40High
Origins
Shanghai
Destinations
Durban
Commodity
FAK
20DC
1000 USD
40DC
1900 USD
40High
1900 USD
Origins
Qingdao
Destinations
Durban
Commodity
FAK
20DC
950 USD
40DC
1900 USD
40High
1900 USD
Origins
Chiwan
Destinations
Durban
Commodity
FAK
20DC
900 USD
40DC
1700 USD
40High
1700 USD
Origins
Kaoshung
Destinations
Durban
Commodity
FAK
20DC
950 USD
40DC
1900 USD
40High
1900 USD
Origins
Shanghai
Destinations
Cape Town
Commodity
FAK
20DC
1100 USD
40DC
2000 USD
40High
2000 USD
Origins
Qingdao
Destinations
Cape Town
Commodity
FAK
20DC
1050 USD
40DC
2000 USD
40High
2000 USD
Origins
Chiwan
Destinations
Cape Town
Commodity
FAK
20DC
1000 USD
40DC
1850 USD
40High
1850 USD
Origins
Kaoshung
Destinations
Cape Town
Commodity
FAK
20DC
950 USD
40DC
1900 USD
40High
1900 USD

Notes:

  • Effective start date: 01-06-19
  • Effective end date: Until further notice, but not beyond 16-06-19
  • The above rates are inclusive of Basic Freight Rate (BAS), Bunker Adjustment Factor (SBF).
  • The above rates are subject to Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS), Emergency Risk Surcharge (ERS), Terminal Handling Charges (THC), Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) and Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS). Detailed levels of LSS, ERS, THC, PSS and EBS can be found here.
  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges.
  • Other corridors, commodities and container types (including reefers) that are not listed above may also be subject to increases.
  • 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.

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for doing business with us. As the world’s leading shipping company, we strive to be your reliable shipping partner, propelling your business forward and supporting your growth ambitions.


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