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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Scope – East Coast South America (ECSA) to Far East Asia (FEA)

13 February 2020

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) East Coast South America (ECSA) to Far East Asia (FEA) Excluding Taiwan for All Reefer, effective 15th February 2020 and East Coast South America (ECSA) to Taiwan for All Reefer, effective 15th March 2020.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Charge Scope Container Size Type Charge Basi Currency code Charge
Charge
PSS
Scope
East Coast South America to Far East Asia
Container Size Type
All Reefer
Charge Basi
Per Container
Currency code
USD
Charge
500

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

Paranagua, PR, BR to Shanghai, CN

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
1360 USD
40 DRY
1175 USD
40 HC
1175 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
934 BRL
40 DRY
934 BRL
40 HC
934 BRL
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
1281 BRL
40 DRY
1281 BRL
40 HC
1281 BRL
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
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
PSS
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 REEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
2763 USD
40 REEF
3250 USD
20 Special
1360 USD
40 Special
1175 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
1039 BRL
40 REEF
1039 BRL
20 Special
1281 BRL
40 Special
1281 BRL
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
1439 BRL
40 REEF
1439 BRL
20 Special
1281 BRL
40 Special
1281 BRL
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
723 CNY
40 REEF
1061 CNY
20 Special
723 CNY
40 Special
1061 CNY
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 REEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
0 USD
40 REEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
0 USD
40 REEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
500 USD
40 REEF
500 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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