Rate announcements

Emergency Peak Season Surcharge - Scope China to Saudi Arabia (Eastern Province, i.e. Damman & Jubail), Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Iraq and Oman (only Sohar and Muscat)

04 July 2019

Due to recent unexpected and very significant increases in key factors impacting shipping operational costs in the Arabian Persian Gulf, Maersk is implementing an emergency risk charge globally that applies to all cargo to/from the Arabian Persian Gulf.

For exports from China , we will introduce an emergency Peak Season Surcharge (PSS). The surcharge will apply to all export cargo from China to Arabian Persian Gulf and it will be effective 10th July

The PSS tariffs will be as follows:

Origin Destination Currency 20's (DRY & special) 40's (DRY & special) 45 HC
Origin
China
Destination
Saudi Arabia (Eastern Province, i.e. Damman & Jubail), Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Iraq and Oman (only Sohar and Muscat)
Currency
USD
20's (DRY & special)
42
40's (DRY & special)
84
45 HC
84
Origin Destination Currency 20REEF 40HREEF
Origin
China
Destination
Saudi Arabia (Eastern Province, i.e. Damman & Jubail), Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Iraq and Oman (only Sohar and Muscat)
Currency
USD
20REEF
42
40HREEF
84

For your reference, we have also included the levels and rate structure for some sample corridors from China valid from today until further notice. These may be subject to future change; however we will make sure to notify you accordingly.

Shanghai to Jebel Ali

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
900 USD
40 DRY
950 USD
40 HC
950 USD
45 HC
1450 USD
Surcharge code
OHC
20 DRY
563 CNY
40 DRY
856 CNY
40 HC
856 CNY
45 HC
1256 CNY
Surcharge code
DHC
20 DRY
720 AED
40 DRY
1150 AED
40 HC
1150 AED
45 HC
1150 AED
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
n/a
40 DRY
n/a
40 HC
n/a
45 HC
n/a
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
12 USD
40 DRY
24 USD
40 HC
24 USD
45 HC
24 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
42 USD
40 DRY
84 USD
40 HC
84 USD
45 HC
84 USD

Reefer Containers & Special Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 HREEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
810 USD
40 HREEF
1080 USD
20 Special
900 USD
40 Special
950 USD
Surcharge code
OHC
20 REEF
723 CNY
40 HREEF
1061 CNY
20 Special
723 CNY
40 Special
1061 CNY
Surcharge code
DHC
20 REEF
720 AED
40 HREEF
1150 AED
20 Special
720 AED
40 Special
1150 AED
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
n/a
40 HREEF
n/a
20 Special
n/a
40 Special
n/a
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
12 USD
40 HREEF
24 USD
20 Special
12 USD
40 Special
24 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
42 USD
40 HREEF
84 USD
20 Special
42 USD
40 Special
84 USD

Notes:

  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • The above surcharge acronyms mean: OF (Ocean Freight), OHC (Origin Terminal Handling Charge), DHC (Destination Terminal Handling Charge), ERS (Emergency Risk Surcharge), BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor), LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge) and PSS (Peak Season Surcharge).
  • 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 tariff shall not be binding on Maersk 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.
  • 1 This PSS will apply to exports from Mainland China, whereas Hong Kong and Taiwan are excluded.

We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you in the future.


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