In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is implementing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective on or after 7th July 2024, until further notice. The PSS amount for the relevant trade for various commodities and container types are as follows:

Origin Destinations Cargo Type 20DC / 40DC 40High / 45HDry Effective date
Asia Pacific Area
United States & Canada
Cargo Type
All cargo types
20DC / 40DC
1000 / 2000
40High / 45HDry
2000 / 2000
Effective date
07 July 2024
  • 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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