To keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for Oceania origins to all North America and Latin America destinations via USA Gulf, US East Coast, Caribbean, Central America, and South America gateways for all container types with effective date 1st July 24.

The tariff levels are as follows:

Charge Code - PSS

Origin Destination Charge Basis Container CUR Levels
Origin
Australia, New zealand, Fiji Islands, PNG
Destination
USA, Canada, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador, Jamaica, Guyana, Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica, Saint vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Venezuela, Puerto Rico ,Honduras,Nicaragua,Peru,Chile,Equador,Brazil,Argentina,Uruguay,Paraguay
Charge Basis
Per container
Container
ALL containers
CUR
USD
Levels
400

For your reference, we have also included the levels and rate structure for some sample corridors from Tauranga ,NZ to Philadelphia ,US valid from 01-JuL-24 until further notice. These may be subject to future change however we will make sure to notify you accordingly.

Tauranga ,NZ to Philadelphia ,US

Dry Container

Surcharge Code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC 45 HC
Surcharge Code
BAS- Basic Ocean Freight
20 DRY
4000 USD
40 DRY
4000 USD
40 HC
4000 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
CP3-Container Protect Essential
20 DRY
15 USD
40 DRY
15 USD
40 HC
15 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
DHC-Terminal Handling Service - Destination
20 DRY
600 USD
40 DRY
700 USD
40 HC
700 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
EFF-Environmental Fuel Fee
20 DRY
328 USD
40 DRY
656 USD
40 HC
656 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
LSS-Low Sulphur Surcharge
20 DRY
18 USD
40 DRY
35 USD
40 HC
35 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
ODF-Documentation Fee Origin
20 DRY
80 NZD
40 DRY
80 NZD
40 HC
80 NZD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
OHC-Terminal Handling Service - Origin
20 DRY
420 NZD
40 DRY
530 NZD
40 HC
530 NZD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
PAE-Port Additionals / Port Dues Export
20 DRY
25 NZD
40 DRY
50 NZD
40 HC
50 NZD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
PCC- Panama Crossing Charge
20 DRY
175 USD
40 DRY
305 USD
40 HC
305 USD
45 HC
N/A
Surcharge Code
PSS- Peak Season surcharge
20 DRY
400 USD
40 DRY
400 USD
40 HC
400 USD
45 HC
400 USD

Reefer and Special Container

Surcharge Code 20 REEF 40 HREF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge Code
BAS- Basic Ocean Freight
20 REEF
4475 USD
40 HREF
15500 USD
20 Special
4000 USD
40 Special
4500 USD
Surcharge Code
CP3-Container Protect Essential
20 REEF
15 USD
40 HREF
15 USD
20 Special
15 USD
40 Special
25 USD
Surcharge Code
DHC-Terminal Handling Service - Destination
20 REEF
650 USD
40 HREF
750 USD
20 Special
600 USD
40 Special
700 USD
Surcharge Code
EFF-Environmental Fuel Fee
20 REEF
N/A
40 HREF
984 USD
20 Special
328 USD
40 Special
656 USD
Surcharge Code
LSS-Low Sulphur Surcharge
20 REEF
18 USD
40 HREF
35 USD
20 Special
18 USD
40 Special
35 USD
Surcharge Code
ODF-Documentation Fee Origin
20 REEF
80 NZD
40 HREF
80 NZD
20 Special
80 NZD
40 Special
80 NZD
Surcharge Code
OHC-Terminal Handling Service - Origin
20 REEF
555 NZD
40 HREF
660 USD
20 Special
420 NZD
40 Special
530 NZD
Surcharge Code
PAE-Port Additionals / Port Dues Export
20 REEF
25 NZD
40 HREF
50 NZD
20 Special
25 NZD
40 Special
50 NZD
Surcharge Code
PCC- Panama Crossing Charge
20 REEF
175 USD
40 HREF
305 USD
20 Special
175 USD
40 Special
305 USD
Surcharge Code
PSS- Peak Season surcharge
20 REEF
400 USD
40 HREF
400 USD
20 Special
400 USD
40 Special
400 USD
  • 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 Line tariff shall not be binding on Maersk Line 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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