In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is revising the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) – Eastern Europe, United Kingdom and Ireland, North West Continent, Scandinavia, Le Havre, FR to South America West Coast, Caribbean Central America, Middle America for All Dry containers effective 15th February 2021 for Non-Regulated Countries and 1st March 2021 for Colombia & Puerto Rico countries.

The revised tariff amount is detailed as follow

Surcharge code Origin Destination Container size New Levels Rate basis
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Eastern Europe
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_20_DRY
New Levels
100 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Eastern Europe
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_40_DRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Eastern Europe
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
45HDRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Le Havre, FR
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_20_DRY
New Levels
100 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Le Havre, FR
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_40_DRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Le Havre, FR
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
45HDRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
North West Continent
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_20_DRY
New Levels
100 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
North West Continent
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_40_DRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
North West Continent
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
45HDRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Scandinavia
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_20_DRY
New Levels
100 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Scandinavia
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_40_DRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
Scandinavia
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
45HDRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
United Kingdom and Ireland Cluster
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_20_DRY
New Levels
100 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
United Kingdom and Ireland Cluster
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
ALL_40_DRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container
Surcharge code
PSS
Origin
United Kingdom and Ireland Cluster
Destination
Caribbean Central America / Middle America / South America West Coast
Container size
45HDRY
New Levels
200 USD
Rate basis
Per container

Applicable scopes

Origin scope

Eastern Europe - Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Arkhangelsk, RU, Kaliningrad, RU, Kronshtadt, RU, St Petersburg, RU, St Petersburg FCT, RU, Ust Luga, RU, St Petersburg FP, RU, Novorossiysk, RU, Azov, RU

France cluster - Le Havre, FR

North West Continent - Austria, Belgium, Germany, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Switzerland

Scandinavia - Denmark, Norway, Sweden

United Kingdom and Ireland Cluster - United Kingdom, Ireland

Destination scope

Caribbean Central America - Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Cuba, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Haiti, Curacao, Aruba, Suriname, Guyana

Middle America - Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua

South America West Coast - Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador

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

Hamburg, HH, DE to San Antonio, CL

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
1020 USD
40 DRY
1490 USD
40 HC
1490 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
OHC
20 DRY
245 EUR
40 DRY
245 EUR
40 HC
245 EUR
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
DHC
20 DRY
125 USD
40 DRY
125 USD
40 HC
125 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
45 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
EFF
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
25 USD
40 DRY
50 USD
40 HC
50 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
100 USD
40 DRY
200 USD
40 HC
200 USD
45 HC
200 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.

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

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