Please note that the EUR BAF will increase from USD 23 to USD 24 per w/m effective the 1st of June 2010.
At this stage there will be a rate increase of EUR 6 per w/m in the oceanfreight LCL rate from North Europe (including Scandinavia) / UK from 1st July.
This is to compensate for a planned GRI of EUR 150 per 20ft by our main service provider.
We will confirm this increase closer to the time
Al rates will increase by EUR 6.00 per w/m from 1st April. This is to cover the General Rate Increase being applied by our main service providers from 1st April.
Shipping lines will increase container rates from the above areas from 1st April. The increases vary between USD 150.00 –…
There is a major shortage of space on container ships leaving Europe / UK / Med ports, then for us in New Zealand at the transhipment ports of Singapore / Cartagena.
The shortage of space on vessels exiting Europe (mainly for Asia) is unexpected and the reasons not completely clear. Whole…
From 15th February the following Surcharge will apply for all Full Container (FCL) shipments booked with HAMBURG SUD:
Containers ex Nth Europe / UK / Scandinavia EUR 30 per 20ft / EUR 60 per 40ft
Containers ex Spain and Italy USD 45 per 20ft / USD 90 per 40ft
We wish to advise that due to the implementation of a Panama Canal Surcharge by the shipping lines on their PAD service, we will be charging a PCS surcharge on our UK / Europe FAK Service.
This will be charged at USD 5.50 per m3 or 1000Kgs (effective 1st Jan 2010).
Please note that MAERSK no longer charge a Peak Season Surcharge from the UK and have reduced their Surcharge from Italy to EUR 75 per 20ft / EUR 150 per 40ft.
Please note Hamburg Sud will be increasing both Europe Port and Container Security Fees from 15th Nov. They will be :-
Europe Terminal Security EUR 14.00 per container to EUR 16.00
UK Terminal Security UKP 3.50 per container to UKP 5.50
Container Security USD 6.00 per container to USD…
From 27th October MAERSK will be introducing a Peak Season Surcharge of EUR 200 per 20ft / EUR 400 per 40ft from UK / Europe / Med and USD 200 per 20ft / USD 400 per 40ft from Middle East Ports (Turkey etc).
It is unknown how long this surcharge will be in place but best guess would be until mid…
Our European Airfreight agents have advised that most airlines have announced their intention to increase airfreight rates by 10% - 30% in the near future.
All carriers have reduced flights due to the global passenger downturn and because of this a general cargo space shortage has been created.…
Please note the main shipping lines servicing the Europe southbound route have increased their rates by varying amounts. The carriers in USDs will be increasing their rates between USD 100.00 per 20ft / USD 200.00 per 40ft up to USD 300.00 per 20ft / USD 600.00 per 40ft from 1st October.
Southampton is continuing to experience major shipping delays due to operational problems with port cranes. Many of the carriers on the Asian route call Southampton in the UK, and these delays are affecting their schedules to the extent that they are not returning to transhipment hubs like…