Maersk Increase Transatlantic Container Rates

Press Release
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Maersk Line announce that they find it necessary to implement general rate increases from the base rate.

The new container freight rates will be effective 1, April 2013 as follows:

US to Northern Europe

General Rate Increase: USD 200/300/300/300 per 20′/40′ standard/40′ high cube/45′ high cube dry

Northern Europe to East and Gulf Coast of US
General Rate Increase: USD 200/300/300/300 per 20′/40′ standard/40′ high cube/45′ high cube dry

Northern Europe to West Coast of US
General Rate Increase: USD 400/500/500/500 per 20′/40′ standard/40′ high cube/45′ high cube dry

Maersk Line adds that the increase is a necessary measure to meet service requirements.

 

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