Rate announcements

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)– Scope Far East Asia to Mediterranean

26 July 2019

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for ALL DRY cargo from Far East Asia to Mediterranean, effective 5th August 2019.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Surcharge code Currency 20’ DRY cargo 40’ DRY cargo 45’ DRY cargo
Surcharge code
PSS
Currency
USD
20’ DRY cargo
475
40’ DRY cargo
950
45’ DRY cargo
950

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

Shanghai, CN to Algeciras, ES

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
850 USD
40 DRY
1550 USD
40 HC
1550 USD
45 HC
2050 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
217 EUR
40 DRY
217 EUR
40 HC
217 EUR
45 HC
217 EUR
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
12 USD
40 DRY
24 USD
40 HC
24 USD
45 HC
24 USD
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
475 USD
40 DRY
950 USD
40 HC
950 USD
45 HC
950 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.

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