Congestion Surcharges Scheduled to Begin November 26

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Congestion Surcharges Scheduled to Begin November 26

Many carriers have announced their intention to begin implementing surcharges beginning as early as tomorrow.  As mentioned previously, the Federal Maritime Commission still needs to determine whether these surcharges are lawful.

The following have made announcements to commence these fees:

  • APL
  • China Shipping
  • CMA CGM
  • COSCO
  • Evergreen
  • Hanjin
  • Hyundai
  • Maersk
  • Mediterranean
  • MOL
  • MSC
  • NYK
  • UASC
  • Zim

If you have any questions concerning these matters you should contact your legal counsel.