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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) – North Europe to Far East Asia

29 November 2019

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for ALL Reefer Cargo from North Europe to Far East Asia, effective 02nd December 2019.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Charge Code* Trade Scope Effective Date* Container Size Type New Level
Charge Code*
PSS
Trade
E1E
Scope
North Europe to Far East Asia
Effective Date*
2-Dec-19
Container Size Type
All Reefer
New Level
990 USD

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

Bremerhaven, HB, DE to Shanghai, CN

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
660 USD
40 DRY
825 USD
40 HC
825 USD
45 HC
1325 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
563 CNY
40 DRY
856 CNY
40 HC
856 CNY
45 HC
1256 CNY
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
27 USD
40 DRY
54 USD
40 HC
54 USD
45 HC
54 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
0 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
2350 USD
40 HREEF
2350 USD
20 Special
660 USD
40 Special
825 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo/Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
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
27 USD
40 HREEF
54 USD
20 Special
27 USD
40 Special
54 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
990 USD
40 HREEF
990 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 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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