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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) – Portugal, Lisbon, PT (PTLIS) to Southern Africa & West Africa

01 April 2020

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for ALL DRY Cargo from Portugal, Lisbon, PT (PTLIS) to Southern Africa & West Africa trade, effective 1st April 2020.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Surcharge Origin Destination Container Type Currency Levels
Surcharge
PSS
Origin
Portugal, Lisbon, PT (PTLIS)
Destination
SOUTHERN AFRICA, WEST AFRICA
Container Type
All 20 Containers
Currency
USD
Levels
215
Surcharge
PSS
Origin
Portugal, Lisbon, PT (PTLIS)
Destination
SOUTHERN AFRICA, WEST AFRICA
Container Type
All 40 Containers
Currency
USD
Levels
315
Surcharge
PSS
Origin
Portugal, Lisbon, PT (PTLIS)
Destination
SOUTHERN AFRICA, WEST AFRICA
Container Type
45HDRY
Currency
USD
Levels
315

For your reference, we have also included the levels and rate structure for some sample corridors from/to Europe valid from 1st April 2020. These may be subject to future change; however, we will make sure to notify you accordingly.

Lisbon, PT to Luanda, AO

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
827 EUR
40 DRY
1159 EUR
40 HC
1159 EUR
45 HC
1623 EUR
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
205 EUR
40 DRY
205 EUR
40 HC
205 EUR
45 HC
205 EUR
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
N/A
40 DRY
N/A
40 HC
N/A
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
EFF
20 DRY
94 EUR
40 DRY
188 EUR
40 HC
188 EUR
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
0 USD
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
N/A
40 DRY
N/A
40 HC
N/A
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
215 USD
40 DRY
325 USD
40 HC
325 USD
45 HC
325 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 REEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
827 EUR
40 Special
1159 EUR
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
205 EUR
40 Special
205 EUR
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
N/A
40 Special
N/A
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
EFF
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
94 EUR
40 Special
188 EUR
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
20 Special
N/A
40 Special
N/A
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
215 USD
40 REEF
325 USD
20 Special
215 USD
40 Special
325 USD
Surcharge code
CFD
20 REEF
N/A
40 REEF
N/A
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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