Douala Port Congestion Surcharge includes PCS

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Monday, August 04, 2014


Vessel delays due to the current port congestion in Douala are still causing severe disruptions of service and highly increasing operational costs. The Port Congestion Surcharge effective from August 15th, 2014 will include the Emergency PCS.

CMA CGM however continues to ensure service to Douala and advises its customers that to improve the clarity of its surcharges, Emergency Port Congestion surcharge will be merged into the PCS as from August 15th, 2014, with the following amounts (all cargo):

From Europe, Mediterranean and Red Sea: EUR 600 / TEU
From the UK: GBP 477 / TEU
From Asia: USD 900 / TEU
From South America: USD 900 / TEU


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