We are doing our utmost to keep your cargo moving without disruption or delay and in light of the current market conditions, Maersk is introducing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for short-term cargo from Far East Asia to North Europe and Mediterranean, effective from 15th July 2021 (as per vessel departure) for regulated countries and non-regulated countries.

The tariff amount is detailed as follow

Surcharge code : PSS

Surcharge Name (Auto fill) Scope Container Rate basis Currency New Tariff rates
Surcharge Name (Auto fill)
Peak Season Surcharge
Scope
Far East Asia (Excluding Taiwan) to Europe
Container
20DRY, 20FLAT, 20 OPEN
Rate basis
per Container
Currency
USD
New Tariff rates
1000
Surcharge Name (Auto fill)
Peak Season Surcharge
Scope
Far East Asia (Excluding Taiwan) to Europe
Container
40OPEN, 40FLAT, 40DRY, 40HDRY, 45 HDRY
Rate basis
per Container
Currency
USD
New Tariff rates
2000
Surcharge Name (Auto fill)
Peak Season Surcharge
Scope
Taiwan to Europe
Container
20DRY, 20FLAT, 20 OPEN
Rate basis
per Container
Currency
USD
New Tariff rates
475
Surcharge Name (Auto fill)
Peak Season Surcharge
Scope
Taiwan to Europe
Container
40 OPEN, 40FLAT, 40DRY, 40HDRY, 45 HDRY
Rate basis
per Container
Currency
USD
New Tariff rates
950

For your reference, we have also included the levels and the rate structure for some sample corridors from Xiamen to Rotterdam valid from today until further notice. These charges may be changed in the future and we will notify you accordingly.

Xiamen,CN to Rotterdam,NL

Dry containers

Surcharge 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge
Basic Ocean Freight
20 DRY
5500 USD
40 DRY
11000 USD
40 HC
11100 USD
45 HC
11800 USD
Surcharge
Terminal Handling Service - Origin
20 DRY
563 CNY
40 DRY
856 CNY
40 HC
856 CNY
45 HC
1256 CNY
Surcharge
Terminal Handling Service - Destination
20 DRY
230 EUR
40 DRY
230 EUR
40 HC
230 EUR
45 HC
230 EUR
Surcharge
Environmental Fuel Fee
20 DRY
78 USD
40 DRY
156 USD
40 HC
156 USD
45 HC
156 USD
Surcharge
Export Service
20 DRY
100 CNY
40 DRY
100 CNY
40 HC
100 CNY
45 HC
100 CNY
Surcharge
Low Sulphur Surcharge
20 DRY
5 USD
40 DRY
10 USD
40 HC
10 USD
45 HC
10 USD
Surcharge
Peak Season Surcharge
20 DRY
1000 USD
40 DRY
2000 USD
40 HC
2000 USD
45 HC
2000 USD
Surcharge
Documentation Fee Origin
20 DRY
450 CNY
40 DRY
450 CNY
40 HC
450 CNY
45 HC
450 CNY
Surcharge
Documentation fee - Destination
20 DRY
40 EUR
40 DRY
40 EUR
40 HC
40 EUR
45 HC
40 EUR

Flat containers and Open containers

Surcharge 20 OPEN 20 FLAT 40 OPEN 40 FLAT
Surcharge
Basic Ocean Freight
20 OPEN
5500 USD
20 FLAT
5500 USD
40 OPEN
11000 USD
40 FLAT
11000 USD
Surcharge
Terminal Handling Service - Origin
20 OPEN
723 CNY
20 FLAT
723 CNY
40 OPEN
1061 CNY
40 FLAT
1061 CNY
Surcharge
Terminal Handling Service - Destination
20 OPEN
230 EUR
20 FLAT
230 EUR
40 OPEN
230 EUR
40 FLAT
230 EUR
Surcharge
Environmental Fuel Fee
20 OPEN
78 USD
20 FLAT
78 USD
40 OPEN
156 USD
40 FLAT
156 USD
Surcharge
Export Service
20 OPEN
100 CNY
20 FLAT
100 CNY
40 OPEN
100 CNY
40 FLAT
100 CNY
Surcharge
Low Sulphur Surcharge
20 OPEN
5 USD
20 FLAT
5 USD
40 OPEN
10 USD
40 FLAT
10 USD
Surcharge
Peak Season Surcharge
20 OPEN
1000 USD
20 FLAT
1000 USD
40 OPEN
2000 USD
40 FLAT
2000 USD
Surcharge
Documentation Fee Origin
20 OPEN
450 CNY
20 FLAT
450 CNY
40 OPEN
450 CNY
40 FLAT
450 CNY
Surcharge
Documentation fee - Destination
20 OPEN
40 EUR
20 FLAT
40 EUR
40 OPEN
40 EUR
40 FLAT
40 EUR
  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • 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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