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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - East Africa (Excluding Sudan) to Europe

20 November 2019

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for ALL Cargo from East Africa (Excluding Sudan) to Europe Countries, effective 01st December 2019.

The tariff levels are as follows:

EUR 50/75/75 Per 20’/40’/45’ Dry and Reefer Containers

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

Mombasa, KE to Antwerp, BE

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
930 USD
40 DRY
1960 USD
40 HC
1960 USD
45 HC
2460 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
99 USD
40 DRY
148 USD
40 HC
148 USD
45 HC
148 USD
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
205 EUR
40 DRY
205 EUR
40 HC
205 EUR
45 HC
205 EUR
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
15 USD
40 DRY
30 USD
40 HC
30 USD
45 HC
30 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
50 EUR
40 DRY
75 EUR
40 HC
75 EUR
45 HC
75 EUR
Surcharge code
CFD
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
0 USD

Reefer Containers & Special Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 HREEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
2200 USD
40 HREEF
3000 USD
20 Special
930 USD
40 Special
1960 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
99 USD
40 HREEF
148 USD
20 Special
99 USD
40 Special
148 USD
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
310 EUR
40 HREEF
310 EUR
20 Special
205 EUR
40 Special
205 EUR
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
15 USD
40 HREEF
30 USD
20 Special
15 USD
40 Special
30 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
50 EUR
40 HREEF
75 EUR
20 Special
50 EUR
40 Special
75 EUR
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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