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CMA Service Rotation Change

 

 

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CUSTOMER ADVISORY
#37-040115

PEX3 Service: Service Rotation Change

Effective May, 2015

 
Dear Valued Customer,
Effective mid-May 2015, CMA CGM will discontinue our regular weekly Charleston on our current PEX3 service. The last Charleston call on PEX3 will be on the CMA CGMWHITE SHARK v. PGA33E sailing Qingdao on April 10th and arriving CHARLESTON on 5/22.
In order to maintain our presence in this important market, we will continue our weekly service into Charleston. All cargo will move on our new VESPUCCI service whether from direct ports or in T/S via hub of PUSAN.
The first call of Charleston on VESPUCCI service will be with M/V HH NIKOL C v. 005VCS sailing Qingdao on April 17, 2015, arriving Charleston on May 17, 2015.

The new VESPUCCI service rotation is as follows:

 

Thank you for your continued support. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this change, please contact your local CMA CGM sales representative. For current schedule activity please visit our Web site at www.cma-cgm.com.
Best regards,
CMA CGM (America) LLC
1-877-556-6308

 

 

 

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CMA GRI Asia to USA

 

 

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CUSTOMER ADVISORY
#38-040115

RATE RESTORATION INITIATIVE 8 (RRI-08)

ASIA Points of Origin to US Points of Destination
Effective May 1, 2015

 
Dear Valued Customer,
Effective May 1, 2015, unless otherwise specified, a RATE RESTORATION INITIATIVE 8 will apply to all tariff or service contract rates on all cargo moving under the scope of this tariff.

 
RATE RESTORATION INITIATIVE 8 applicable as follows:
From: All Asia (includes Far East) Ports of Load
TO: ALL U.S.A. Ports of Discharge
USD 540 per 20′ (all types)
USD 600 per 40′ (all types, except reefers)
USD 675 per 40’HC (all types)
USD 675 per 40′ (reefer types)
USD 760 per 45′ (all types)
USD 960 per 53’* (all types)
*To USWC ports of discharge

 
Notes:
1) This RRI-08 will apply to tariff rates except when otherwise provided under TLI.
2) Unless otherwise provided and filed in service contract, this RRI-08 is applicable on service contracts including but not limited to those valid for the 2014 contract period (May 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015) if
extended for longer period.
3) The above charges listed are in addition to any existing tariff Rate Restoration Initiative charges.
Thank you for your continued support. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this change, please contact your local CMA CGM sales representative. For current schedule activity please visit our Web site at www.cma-cgm.com.
Best regards,
Nick FAFOUTIS
Vice President, Import Sales
CMA CGM (America) LLC

 

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Maersk additional Transatlantic service, plus re-organization

 

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In Maersk Line’s continuous efforts to support your business through flexibility, reliability and fast transit times, we are pleased to announce that we are creating a fourth service between North Europe and the United States starting this April.

As part of our extensive 2M East-West Network, the service will complement our three existing loops by calling:

ATL 4: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – New York – Savannah

This means we will remove these ports from some of our existing services, which will have following rotations in the future: 

ATL1: Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Norfolk – Charleston – Miami – Houston (US flag)

ATL2: Bremerhaven – Felixstowe – Antwerp – Le Havre – New York – Baltimore – Norfolk

ATL 3: Antwerp – Felixstowe – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – Charleston – Freeport – Veracruz – Altamira – New Orleans – Mobile

We look forward to sharing the design of the finalised service soon. You can always read about our global network and shipping services on www.maerskline.com, and in case of further questions do not hesitate to contact your local Maersk Line office.

With best regards,

Maersk Line

 

 

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Maersk East China Terminal Charge adjustment

 

 

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2015 East China Terminal Handling Charge Adjustment

We would like to inform you that Maersk Line will adjust the following Terminal Handling Charge (THC) with effect from 1 May 2015:

OHC – East China* to the World – 1 May 2015

20’ Dry CNY 900
20’ Special / Reefer CNY 1080
40’ Dry / High CNY 1340
40’ Special / Reefer / High Cube Reefer CNY 1580
45’ High CNY 1850

DHC – World to East China* (non-FMC trade**) – 1 May 2015

20’ Dry CNY 900
20’ Special / Reefer CNY 1080
40’ Dry / High CNY 1340
40’ Special / Reefer CNY 1580
45’ High CNY 1850

*East China ports: Anqing, Bengbu, Changshu, Changzhou, Chengdu, Chizhou, Chongqing, Hefei, Huzhou, Jiangyin (Jiangsu), Jingzhou (Hubei), Jiujiang (Jiangxi), Kunshan, Luzhou, Maanshan, Mianyang, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Shanghai, Suzhou, Taicang, Taizhou(Jiangsu), Tongling, Wuhan, Wuhu, Wuxi, Yangzhou, Yibin, Yichang, Zhangjiagang, Zhenjiang. THC levels at all other China locations remain unchanged.

**Note:DHC for shipments from United States, Canada and Puerto Rico remain the same at USD150/20’,USD190/40′,45′

We thank you for your continued support for Maersk Line. For any questions, please contact your local customer service or sales representatives. You will find contact details of our local office on www.maerskline.com.

 

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Maersk GRI New Zealand to Australia

 

 

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New Zealand to Australia

General Rate Increase (GRI)

Effective date: 15 April 2015
Scope: New Zealand to Australia
General Rate Increase: USD 100/100/100/100 per 20’/40’/45′ dry and reefer

 

 

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Maersk GRI Far East to Central America, Caribbs and WC SA

 

 

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Far East Asia to Central America, Caribbean and West Coast South America

General Rate Increase (GRI)

Effective date: 1 May 2015
Scope: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, South, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan to Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia (Buenaventura)
General Rate Increase: USD 750/1500/1500 per 20’/40’/40′ high cube dry

 

Scope: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, South, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan To Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama, Colombia (Santa Marta, Barranquilla, Cartagena), Puerto Rico
General Rate Increase: USD 700/1000/1000 per 20’/40’/40′ high cube dry

Note: GRI for 40′ non-operating reefer (NOR) is USD 1000

 

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Hyundai booking amendment and cancellation fee

 

It is not the first time that carriers attempt to get on top of the workload and related costs that are created by amendments and cancellations in their booking system. As usual, the medal got two sides. Customers are coming up with “dummy bookings” because most of the carriers are not geared to administer ships that tend to be overbooked. It is still the “first come first serve” method that prevails, but not all of the cargo can be booked firmly 6 weeks prior to ship’s  sailings. That is why customers are coming up with “dummy bookings” that reserve the space, but may not come through finally when no business materializes in time to cover the dummies…. So, either a change of the “dummy” details to the real details will be necessary or a cancellation, when no business can be found in time.

Here now the Hyundai attempt to cover this problem:

 

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Hamburg, March 31st, 2015

1. Implementation of Booking Amendment & Cancellation Fee (NCP + TAS)

 
Dear Valued Customers
Kindly be herewith informed that with the effective date of May 1st, 2015 (subj. to date of shipment) HMM will implement Booking Amendment & Cancellation Fee.
Reasons are the frequently high numbers of cancellations and last minute amendments of existing bookings, resulting in immense administrative workload and additional efforts.

 

 

HMM Branch Offices in Germany reserve the right to charge up to above mentioned amounts.
Should you have any questions please contact our local Sales or Customer Service Representatives.
Best regards,
Hyundai Merchant Marine (Germany) GmbH

 

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Hyundai new Rotterdam congestion surcharge for Barge delivery

 

 

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Hamburg, April 1st, 2015

 

Implementation of Port Surcharges at Rotterdam for movements by barge

 

 
Dear Valued Customers

 
Kindly be herewith informed that with the effective date of April 13th (EU Trade) and May 1st, 2015 (TA Trade) HMM will implement Port Surcharges. The Port Congestion Surcharge only relates to Carrier Haulage movements performed by HMM through Rotterdam and is only applicable on containers arriving or departing the port by barge.
Reason is the ongoing congested port situation which affects the normal operations at Rotterdam.

 

 

Should you have any questions please contact our local Sales or Customer Service Representatives.
Best regards,
Hyundai Merchant Marine (Germany) GmbH

 

 

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