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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Scope – South Europe to Far East Asia

11 March 2020

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from South Europe (Excluding Ukraine and Sokhna, EG) to Far East Asia (Excluding Taiwan) for All Dry container’s effective 16th March 2020 and South Europe (Excluding Ukraine and Sokhna, EG) to Taiwan for All Dry containers effective 04th April 2020.

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from South Europe (Excluding Egypt) to Far East Asia (Excluding Taiwan) for All Reefer container’s effective 16th March 2020 and South Europe (Excluding Egypt) to Taiwan for All Reefer containers effective 04th April 2020.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Surcharge code : PSS

Origin Destination Container Size Type Charge Basis Levels
Origin
SOUTH EUROPE (Excl Ukraine & Sokhna, EG)
Destination
FAR EAST ASIA
Container Size Type
All_20_Dry
Charge Basis
Per Container
Levels
200 USD
Origin
SOUTH EUROPE (Excl Ukraine & Sokhna, EG)
Destination
FAR EAST ASIA
Container Size Type
All_40_Dry
Charge Basis
Per container
Levels
400 USD
Origin
SOUTH EUROPE (Excl Ukraine & Sokhna, EG)
Destination
FAR EAST ASIA
Container Size Type
45HDRY
Charge Basis
Per Container
Levels
400 USD
Origin
SOUTH EUROPE (Excl Egypt)
Destination
FAR EAST ASIA
Container Size Type
All Reef
Charge Basis
Per container
Levels
400 USD

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.

Genoa, IT to Shanghai, CN

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
130 USD
40 DRY
335 USD
40 HC
335 USD
45 HC
835 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
190 EUR
40 DRY
190 EUR
40 HC
190 EUR
45 HC
190 EUR
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
254 EUR
40 DRY
254 EUR
40 HC
254 EUR
45 HC
254 EUR
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
EFF
20 DRY
97 USD
40 DRY
194 USD
40 HC
194 USD
45 HC
194 USD
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
0 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
200 USD
40 DRY
400 USD
40 HC
400 USD
45 HC
400 USD

Reefer Containers & Special Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 REEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
2330 USD
40 REEF
2330 USD
20 Special
130 USD
40 Special
335 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
270 EUR
40 REEF
270 EUR
20 Special
190 EUR
40 Special
190 EUR
Surcharge code
OHC - Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
270 EUR
40 REEF
270 EUR
20 Special
254 EUR
40 Special
254 EUR
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
EFF
20 REEF
145 USD
40 REEF
291 USD
20 Special
97 USD
40 Special
194 USD
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 REEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
0 USD
40 REEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
400 USD
40 REEF
400 USD
20 Special
200 USD
40 Special
400 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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