In this update, we now add 2 additional shipping lines to those already imposing surcharges. This now totals 8 shipping lines.

Those 2 additional shipping lines are;
1. Hyundai Merchant Marine.
2. T.S. Lines Co Ltd.

Directly below are the details in respect of these 2 additional shipping lines.

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co.

Hyundai has advised that it will introduce a Port Congestion Surcharge due to the Sydney Port Congestion, on all Sydney destination cargo.

This will apply to;
1. All North East Asia cargo that has a sailing date (ATD) of 21 September and later.
2. All Australian export cargo that has a sailing date (ATD) of 21 September and later.

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$230.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$460.00

T.S.Lines Co Ltd
T.S. Lines has advised that it will introduce a Port Congestion Surcharge due to the Sydney Port Congestion, on all Sydney destination cargo.

This will apply to all Sydney import cargo with a Sydney ETA of 28 September and later.

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$280.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$560.00

Below is our 16 September 2020 notice, repeated for your information.
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The 6 Shipping Lines imposing surcharges are, at this stage;
➢ Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).
➢ CMA CGM
➢ ANL
➢ Ocean Network Express (ONE)
➢ Pacific International Lines (PIL)
➢ Hapag-Lloyd.

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

MSC has now changed its position and will apply different surcharges for European & USA cargo, and for Asian cargo.

Both surcharges will be applied now on an ETD basis rather than an ETA basis.

Asian Cargo (NEA & SEA)
MSC will now not apply a Port Congestion Surcharge, and instead, apply a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS).

MSC will apply this PSS on all cargo sailing on vessels with an originally planned (pro-forma) ETD of 14 September 2020 and later.

The PSS rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$300.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$600.00

European Cargo
MSC will apply a Port Congestion Surcharge and will apply this on all cargo sailing on vessels with an originally planned (proforma) ETD of 14 September 2020 and later.

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$300.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$600.00

USA Cargo
MSC will apply a Port Congestion Surcharge and will apply this on all cargo with a “Cargo in possession date” of 8 October 2020 and later.

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$300.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$600.00

ANL Container Line (ANL)

Asian Cargo (NEA & SEA)
ANL has now changed its position and will apply the Port Congestion Surcharge on an ETD basis rather than an ETA basis.

ANL will apply this Port Congestion Surcharge on all cargo sailing on vessels with a “Bill of Lading” date (ATD) of 17 September 2020 and later.

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$285.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$570.00

USA Cargo
ANL will apply a Port Congestion Surcharge and will apply this on all cargo with a “Cargo in possession date” of 10 October 2020 and later.

CMA CGM

European Cargo
CMA CGM has now changed its position and will apply a Port Congestion Surcharge on an ETD basis rather than an ETA basis.

CMA CGM will apply this Port Congestion Surcharge on all cargo sailing on vessels with a Bill of Lading date (ATD) of 17 September 2020 and later (the actual date is still be confirmed).

The Port Congestion Surcharge rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$285.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$570.00

Ocean Network Express (ONE)

ONE has not made any changes to its earlier announcement.

What has become clear, however, is that for the below specific vessel voyages, ONE plans to discharge its Sydney cargo in Melbourne, and later reposition this cargo, presumably, on another vessel to Sydney.

➢ Import cargo arriving on the following vessels;
❖ Northern Jaguar voyage 033S
❖ Maersk Surabaya voyage 034S
❖ Seroja Enam voyage 037S
❖ CMA CGM Loire voyage 039

The transport additional charge will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$325.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$650.00

Pacific International Lines (PIL)

PIL has now changed its position and will apply the Port Congestion Surcharge on an ETD basis rather than an ETA basis

While not yet confirmed, we expect PIL will apply this Port Congestion Surcharge on all cargo sailing on vessels with an ETD of 1 October 2020 and later.

The congestion surcharge is;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$300.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$600.00

Hapag-Lloyd (HL)

HL has advised that it will introduce a Peak Season Surcharge due to the Sydney Port Congestion on Sydney destination cargo.

This will apply only to all North East Asia cargo that is received into the export wharf on and after 23 September 2020.

The PSS rate will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$300.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$600.00

VGL will also charge the following “pass through” fee, to cover both the administrative and funding cost of
processing this congestion surcharge.

The fee will be;
➢ 20’ Containers: US$20.00
➢ 40’ Containers: US$40.00