In order to keep providing you with our global services, Maersk is introducing & revising the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for the scope:

From: Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay & Argentina.
To: West Coast South America, Caribbean, US Gulf and North America.
Effective date: PCD 01st-August-24*.

The tariff amount is detailed as follow:

Charge Code - PSS

Origin Destination Container Size Charge Basis Currency New Rate
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay,Argentina.
West Coast South America, Caribbean, US Gulf , North America
Container Size
All Dry Containers
Charge Basis
Per Container
New Rate

*PCD = Price Calculation Date.
*PCD refers to the scheduled departure date of the first water leg at the time of booking confirmation for non-FMC and non-spot bookings.
*For FMC, PCD is last container gate-in date for non-spot bookings.
*For Spot bookings, is the Booking Confirmation date.

  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • The above surcharge acronyms mean: PCD (Price Calculation Date), FMC (Federal Maritime Commission) 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.

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