Effective from August 1, 2007, Maersk Line is increasing the Bunker
Adjustment Factor (BAF) between Mediterranean ports
and the United States
. The change follows the higher oil prices.
The new bunker surcharges will be:
$ 453 (currently $ 399) per 20 ft. container
$ 906 (currently $ 798) per 40 ft. container
Transatlantic cargo to and from the following countries will be affected: United States, Canada, Russia (via Black Sea ports), Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Cyprus, Albania, San Marino, Slovenia, Egypt, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Syria, Serbia & Montenegro, Croatia, Turkey, Lebanon, Macedonia, Greece, Malta, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Andorra, Gibraltar, and France (via Mediterranean ports).