Hapag-Lloyd applies Peak Season Surcharge from East Asia to USA and Canada

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Hapag-Lloyd shipping line informs customers that it will implement the Peak Season Surcharge effective from July 18, 2021.

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A container ship of Hapag-lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd will apply Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) to all dry, reefer, open top (*) and flat rack (**) containers from East Asia to the US and Canada.

The quantum of the PSS surcharge from East Asia to North America (USA and Canada) are as follows:

  • 1000 USD for all 20' container types
  • 2000 USD for all kinds of 40' container types

East Asia region is defined as the countries/counties of Japan, Korea, China/Taiwan, China/Hong Kong, China (PRC), China/Macau, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines and the Pacific coastal provinces of Russia.

(*) Open Top Container is a type of container without a roof, the top is covered with a tarpaulin.

(**) Flat rack container is a special type of container, used to transport super-heavy goods. There are two main types of flat rack containers: 20-foot and 40-foot.


Source: Phaata.com (According to Hapag-Lloyd)
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