Shipping lines operating the Direct Service from Europe / Mediterranean to Australia / New Zealand have announced the introduction of a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS).

The PSS will take effect from ETD 10th March 2020 until further notice.

The PSS amounts being implemented by CMA, CGM and MSC Lines are below: (from Bill of lading date).

CMA                         USD 100 Per TEU – Dry containers – USD 500 Per Reefer container (20RF & 40RF)

MSC                         USD 200 Per TEU – Dry containers – USD 1000 Per Reefer container (20RF & 40RF)

LCL Cargo                USD 700 Per CBM – Dry Cargo – USD 17.00 Per CBM Reefer Cargo


Please do not hesitate to contact your local VGL Representative for any further information or clarification.