Maersk Hikes Rates on Two Trade Routes
Maersk Line has announced it will implement container General Rate Increases on its Transatlantic & Asia/US routes as follows:
With effect from July 1, 2013, the Transatlantic trade between North Europe and North America will be increased by US$200 per dry container.
Maersk Line will also implement a General Rate Increase for the Middle East, India & Pakistan to United States and Canada trade lane with an effective date of July 3, 2013.
Rate increase amounts are as follow for all dry cargo:
• USD 300 per 20′
• USD 400 per 40′ standard
• USD 450 per 40’ highcube
• USD 505 per 45’
The scope of the increase applies to all dry cargo from the Middle East, India & Pakistan regions to the United States and Virgin Islands(US) and Canada.