please note below surcharges, which apply in case of low water levels on the Rhine river

Surcharge (applies to laden container only)

Measuring Pegel KAUB* 20' 40'
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 1,51m
20'
EUR 30
40'
EUR 40
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 1,31m
20'
EUR 45
40'
EUR 60
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 1,11m
20'
EUR 60
40'
EUR 75
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 1,01m
20'
EUR 75
40'
EUR 100
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,91m
20'
EUR 100
40'
EUR 135
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,81m
20'
EUR 175
40'
EUR 225
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,71m
20'
EUR 240
40'
EUR 300
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,61m
20'
EUR 320
40'
EUR 425
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,51m
20'
EUR 475
40'
EUR 625
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,41m
20'
EUR 600
40'
EUR 775
Measuring Pegel KAUB*
< 0,31m
20'
EUR 775
40'
EUR 950

*covers middle- / upper Rhine up to and incl Basel

Surcharge (applies to laden container only)

Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT* 20' 40'
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 2,71m
20'
EUR 25
40'
EUR 35
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 2,51m
20'
EUR 45
40'
EUR 65
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 2,21m
20'
EUR 65
40'
EUR 85
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 2,01m
20'
EUR 90
40'
EUR 110
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 1,81m
20'
EUR 125
40'
EUR 160
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 1,71m
20'
EUR 175
40'
EUR 225
Measuring Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
< 1,61m
20'
EUR 250
40'
EUR 325

*covers lower Rhine up to and incl Bonn

The Low Water levels taken from the Electronic Waterways Information System (please visit this webpage for more information) at time of barge departure determine the amount, that is billed to Maersk by our vendors.

We will be passing these charges directly to our customers, once received.

To ensure a timely transport of your cargo and to minimize a negative impact to your supply chain, optimizing the barge operations in a low water situation has absolute priority for our vendors and for us. The higher workload connected with this might increase the time it takes to generate invoices, so we want to thank you upfront for your understanding here.

Kindly note that in case of water levels at Kaub falling below 81cm or Duisburg-Ruhrort below 181cm, we regret that a loading guarantee for your cargo cannot be granted anymore.

A low water situation is an exceptional and unforeseeable situation that is beyond our control and cannot be predicted, neither the severity nor the duration. We appreciate your understanding and support to overcome this extraordinary situation together, once it arises.

If you have any questions, please reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. We want to thank you for your business and look forward to continously serving your global transportation needs.

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