Rate announcements

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

01 August 2019

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

The tariff levels are as follows:

Surcharge code Currency 20’ REEF cargo 40’ REEF cargo
Surcharge code
PSS
Currency
USD
20’ REEF cargo
475
40’ REEF 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

Reefer Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 HREEF
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
1120 USD
40 HREEF
1300 USD
Surcharge code
OHC
20 REEF
723 CNY
40 HREEF
1061 CNY
Surcharge code
DHC
20 REEF
315 EUR
40 HREEF
315 EUR
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
12 USD
40 HREEF
24 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
475 USD
40 HREEF
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.

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

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