We would like to inform you that Lyttleton Port Company has implemented a Port Infrastructure Levy. The levy will be charged direct to the shipping lines for all users of the port from January 1, 2021.

In order to continue to provide you with competitive service options for movement of cargo to and from Lyttleton, New Zealand, Maersk is introducing the Port Additionals / Port Dues Export (PAE)/ Port Additionals / Port Dues Import (PAI) for ALL Cargo.

The charge will be applied as follows

Lyttleton to/from World (excluding USA trades)

  • Export cargo for all vessels departing Lyttleton on or after 1 January 2021
  • Import cargo departing from origin on or after 1 January 2021

Auckland to/from USA

  • Export cargo received in Auckland on or after 1 January 2021
  • Import cargo received at origin on or after 1 January 2021

The tariff levels are

Surcharge code Origin Destination ALL 20 ALL 40
Surcharge code
PAE
Origin
Lyttelton, NZ
Destination
World
ALL 20
40 NZD
ALL 40
80 NZD
Surcharge code
PAI
Origin
World
Destination
Lyttelton, NZ
ALL 20
40 NZD
ALL 40
80 NZD

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

  • 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.

We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you in the future.

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