The situation gets more and more dramatic with the carriers. They will have to take the decision, how long they want to push the GRIs non- executed from one month to the next.
Nobody will be present at their financial funeral, so the lines better find a solution.
Here comes Maersk with another attempt to increase the numbers:
General Rate Increase – Far East to Mediterranean and North Europe
To our valued customers,
Please be advised that Maersk Line is announcing a General Rate Increase (GRI)
effective 1st of July 2015 based on scheduled “Vessel Departure Date”
from Far East (excluding Japan)
to MED and NEUR countries at USD 1,150/TEU.
For Syria, the GRI amount is at EUR 1,050/TEU.
The GRI is applicable for both DRY and REEFER cargo.
Should you have further queries, please contact your local Maersk Line representative.