Rate Announcement – Far East Asia to Horn of Africa

Dear Customer,

As Maersk Line strives to continue to offer you a broad portfolio of services, we are announcing an increase in FAK (Freight All Kinds) and traded commodity rates. Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective. As always, please visit my.maerskline.com for a quote, or your rate sheets or contracts will provide you with full details of your rate increases.

Origins Destinations Commodity Rate levels Effective start date Effective end date
20DC 40DC 40High
Qingdao Djibouti FAK USD 1450 USD 2200 USD 2200 01/03/2017 Until further notice but not beyond 31-03-17
Shanghai Djibouti FAK USD 1450 USD 2200 USD 2200 01/03/2017
Nansha Djibouti FAK USD 1400 USD 2100 USD 2100 01/03/2017
Qingdao Sudan FAK EUR 1050 EUR 1700 EUR 1700 01/03/2017
Shanghai Sudan FAK EUR 1100 EUR 1800 EUR 1800 01/03/2017
Nansha Sudan FAK EUR 1050 EUR 1600 EUR 1600 01/03/2017
Jakarta Sudan FAK EUR 900 EUR 1900 EUR 1900 01/03/2017
  • The above rates are inclusive of Basic Freight Rate (BAS), Bunker Adjustment Factor (SBF), and Emergency Risk Surcharge (ERS).
  • The above rates are subject to Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS), Terminal Handling Charges (THC) and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS). Detailed levels of ERS, THC and PSS can be found  here.
  • The following charges are not applicable: Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS).
  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • Other corridors, commodities and container types (including reefers) that are not listed above may also be subject to increases.
  • 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 Line tariff shall not be binding on Maersk Line 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.

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for doing business with us. As the world's leading shipping company, we strive to be your reliable shipping partner, propelling your business forward and supporting your growth ambitions.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. You will find contact details of our local offices on maerskline.com.

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Maersk Line