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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Scope West Africa to Far East Asia and Oceania

18 November 2019

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for ALL Cargo from West Africa to Far East Asia and Oceania, effective 01st December 2019 for non-regulated corridors and 15th December 2019 for Regulated corridors.

The tariff levels are as follows:

USD 125/125/125 Per 20’/40’/45’ Dry and Reefer Containers

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

Apapa, NG to Qingdao, CN

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
800 USD
40 DRY
1000 USD
40 HC
1000 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
0 NGN
40 DRY
0 NGN
40 HC
0 NGN
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
563 CNY
40 DRY
856 CNY
40 HC
856 CNY
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
12 USD
40 DRY
24 USD
40 HC
24 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
125 USD
40 DRY
125 USD
40 HC
125 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
CFD
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
N/A

Reefer Containers & Special Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 HREEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
2100 USD
40 HREEF
2200 USD
20 Special
800 USD
40 Special
1000 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
0 NGN
40 HREEF
0 NGN
20 Special
0 NGN
40 Special
0 NGN
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
723 CNY
40 HREEF
1061 CNY
20 Special
723 CNY
40 Special
1061 CNY
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
12 USD
40 HREEF
24 USD
20 Special
12 USD
40 Special
24 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
125 USD
40 HREEF
125 USD
20 Special
125 USD
40 Special
125 USD
Surcharge code
CFD
20 REEF
0 USD
40 HREEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
  • 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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