Maersk is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for All cargo from Mainland China, Hongkong, Taiwan, Mongolia, Japan, North Korea & South Korea to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane ports effective 16th August 2021.

The new tariff amount is detailed as follow

Origin Destination Container Type & Size Rate Basis Amount Currency
Origin
Mainland China
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
Hong Kong
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
Taiwan
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
Mongolia
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
Japan
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
North Korea
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD
Origin
South Korea
Destination
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Container Type & Size
All_20/ All_40/45HDry
Rate Basis
Per Container
Amount
750/1500/1500
Currency
USD

For your reference, we have also included the levels and the rate structure for some sample corridors from China to Australia valid from today until further notice. These charges may be changed in the future and we will notify you accordingly.

Shanghai, CN to Sydney, NS, AU

Dry Containers

Surcharge code 20 DRY 40 DRY 40 HC
Surcharge code
OF
20 DRY
4050 USD
40 DRY
6250 USD
40 HC
6250 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
563 CNY
40 DRY
856 CNY
40 HC
856 CNY
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 DRY
530 AUD
40 DRY
750 AUD
40 HC
750 AUD
Surcharge code
BAF
20 DRY
Inclusive
40 DRY
Inclusive
40 HC
Inclusive
Surcharge code
EFF
20 DRY
58 USD
40 DRY
117 USD
40 HC
117 USD
Surcharge code
ERS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
Surcharge code
LSS
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 DRY
750 USD
40 DRY
1500 USD
40 HC
1500 USD
Surcharge code
CFO
20 DRY
0 USD
40 DRY
0 USD
40 HC
0 USD

Reefer Containers & Special Containers

Surcharge code 20 REEF 40 HREEF 20 Special 40 Special
Surcharge code
OF
20 REEF
3175 USD
40 HREEF
6100 USD
20 Special
4050 USD
40 Special
6250 USD
Surcharge code
OHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
723 CNY
40 HREEF
1061 CNY
20 Special
723 CNY
40 Special
1061 CNY
Surcharge code
DHC - Non-Dangerous cargo/Dangerous cargo
20 REEF
630 AUD
40 HREEF
765 AUD
20 Special
530 AUD
40 Special
750 AUD
Surcharge code
BAF
20 REEF
Inclusive
40 HREEF
Inclusive
20 Special
Inclusive
40 Special
Inclusive
Surcharge code
EFF
20 REEF
88 USD
40 HREEF
175 USD
20 Special
58 USD
40 Special
117 USD
Surcharge code
ERS
20 REEF
0 USD
40 HREEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
LSS
20 REEF
0 USD
40 HREEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
Surcharge code
PSS
20 REEF
750 USD
40 HREEF
1500 USD
20 Special
750 USD
40 Special
1500 USD
Surcharge code
CFO
20 REEF
0 USD
40 HREEF
0 USD
20 Special
0 USD
40 Special
0 USD
  • he above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • The above surcharge acronyms mean: OF (Ocean Freight), OHC (Origin Terminal Handling Charge), DHC (Destination Terminal Handling Charge), ERS (Emergency Risk Surcharge), BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor), LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge) 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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