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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - West Africa to North American Countries/Central America and Caribbean & West Coast of South America

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 West Africa to North American Countries/Central America and Caribbean & West Coast of South America, effective 01st December 2019 for Non-Regulated corridors and 15th December 2019 for Regulated corridors.

The tariff levels are as follows:

WAF (except Western Sahara) to NAM (except United States) / CAM & WCSA - USD 75/125/125 Per 20’/40’/45’ Dry and Reefer Containers

Western Sahara to United States – USD 275/325/325 Per 20’/40’/45’ Dry and Reefer Containers

For your reference, we have also included the levels and rate structure for sample corridor from Douala (Cameroon) to Newark, NJ (United States) valid from today until further notice. These may be subject to future change, however we will make sure to notify you accordingly.

Douala, CM to Newark, NJ, US

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
1747 USD
40 DRY
2647 USD
40 HC
2647 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
N/A
40 DRY
N/A
40 HC
N/A
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
500 USD
40 DRY
500 USD
40 HC
500 USD
45 HC
N/A
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
40 USD
40 DRY
80 USD
40 HC
80 USD
45 HC
80 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
75 USD
40 DRY
125 USD
40 HC
125 USD
45 HC
125 USD
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
N/A
40 HREEF
5720 USD
20 Special
N/A
40 Special
2647 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
N/A
40 HREEF
N/A
20 Special
N/A
40 Special
N/A
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
N/A
40 HREEF
560 USD
20 Special
500 USD
40 Special
500 USD
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
40 USD
40 HREEF
80 USD
20 Special
40 USD
40 Special
80 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
75 USD
40 HREEF
125 USD
20 Special
75 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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