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Maersk: GRI Far East to USA

 

 

 

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Far East Asia to North America

 

 

General rate increase (GRI)

Effective date: 1 July 2016
Scope: Far East Asia to North America
General Rate Increase: USD 480/600/700/750 per 20’/40’/40′ highcube/45′ highcube Dry

 

 

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Maersk: GRI USA to Far East

 

 

 

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United States to Far East Asia

 

 

General rate increase (GRI)

Effective date: 1 July 2016
Scope: United States to Far East Asia
General Rate Increase: USD 80/100/100/100 per 20’/40’/40′ highcube/45′ highcube Dry

 

 

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Maersk: GRI Far East to East Coast South America

 

 

 

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Far East Asia to East Coast of South America

 

 

General rate increase (GRI)

Effective date: 15 June 2016
Scope: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma), Korea, South, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia to Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay
General Rate Increase: USD 1000/1000/1000 per 20’/40’/40′ highcube dry

NOR: USD 1000

 

 

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Hapag Lloyd: GRI USA to Europe July 1st, 2016

 

 

 

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General Rate Increase – Atlantic Eastbound

From the East Coast & Gulf of USA and Canada to North Europe and Mediterranean

May 31, 2016

 

 
Dear Customer,

 

 
The freight rates on this trade lane have dropped to such low levels that makes it partially more efficient to reposition containers empty instead. Consequently Hapag-Lloyd needs to increase the rates for all cargo and all container types effective July 1, 2016 by:

 

 

 

 

For further information please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.
Kind regards,
Hapag-Lloyd AG

 

 

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Hapag Lloyd: GRI Euro to USA and Canada/ Mexico July 1st, 2016

 

 

 

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General Rate Increase – Atlantic Westbound

From North Europe to the East Coast & Gulf of USA, Canada and Mexico

May 31, 2016

Dear Customer,

 

 
The freight rates on this trade lane have dropped to insufficient level. In order to provide a comprehensive service network to you Hapag-Lloyd needs to increase the rates for all cargo and all container types effective July 1, 2016 by:

 

 

 

 

For further information please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.
Kind regards,
Hapag-Lloyd AG

 

 

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UASC: Solas VGM update

 

 

 

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Dear Customer,

 

In May 2014, the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved changes to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention regarding a mandatory container weight verification requirement on shippers.

This is an effort the World Shipping Council has been advocating for many years.

Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargo and Containers (DSC) Sub-committee approved changes to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention will require verification of container weights before loaded containers may be placed aboard ships.

The DSC report was approved by the Maritime Safety Committee in May 2014 and adopted by the committee in November 2014.

The requirement making container weight verification a condition for vessel loading will become legally binding on 1st July, 2016.

 

Please click on the below link for an informative guide to the SOLAS amendment:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijUDIZp4wAM&sns=em

 

For any questions or feedback please get in touch with your usual Sales contact.

 

Thank you for your continued support,

Your UASC Team

 

 

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Hanjin: Alliance Progress Update

 

 

 

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THE Alliance Progress Update -for Hanjin Customer

 

 

 

Dear ValuedCustomers,

 

 

 

As announced on May 13th, Hanjin Shipping, together with Hapag-Lloyd, NYK, MOL, K-Line and Yang Ming have come together to form ‘THE Alliance’ as of April 1st 2017, and will be working to provide joint services with main focus on the major East-West trades such as Asia-Europe/Mediterranean, Asia-N.America and Transatlantic trades.

 

 

 

As part ofthe follow-up on this major decision, Hanjin Shipping and its alliance partners held a ‘THE Alliance’ Intensive Meeting in Singapore for two days(May 26th-27th), and discussed agendas such as the structure of the future alliance, operation system, setting up joint network from 2017 onwards, and progress of filing of the new alliance with competition authorities.

 

 

 

Hanjin Shipping and its alliance partners will continue to study in order to provide the most efficient Network to its customers without fail under the operation of the new ‘THE Alliance.’

 

 

 

Regarding filing of the alliance with the relevant competition authorities, filing with Malaysia government has been completed as of end of May. Filing with other major Asian countries such as Korea, China and Japan will be finalized within June, and filing with the FMC of the U.S. will be finalized by end of September.

 

 

 

Hanjin Shipping continues to make efforts to cooperate closely with ‘THE Alliance’ members in order to obtain low-cost networks with better service frequency, faster transit-time, increased reliability and other synergies through joint vessel operation.Container Weight Verification

 

 

 

 

Along with its efforts to ensure the smooth takeoff of ‘THE Alliance,’ Hanjin Shipping will continue to work to improve its financial situation, and will strive to achieve business stabilization as soon as possible, through service enhancementand the trust of our valued customers.

Moo-KyoonOh

Chief Executive,

Container Liner Sales & Marketing Division

Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd.

 

 

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Hamburg Sued: Cuba Service update

 

 

 

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Lisbon port strike ends!

 

 

 

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Good morning

 

As per this mornings news we are glad to inform you that after a long meeting which finished abt midnight, the stevedores union and terminals representatives reached an agreement for the terms of the new work contract,  so we  understand that the strike is over and workers will return to normal work as from  Monday 0800 hrs

 

We are waiting official announcements and will revert asap

 

 

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Maersk: Reuse of containers through the online portal of Avantida

 

As much as it is appreciated from all sides to streamline working procedures, the reading of the message below from Maersk Line still gives us the feeling as if it remains to be an honor to ship with them. They …”reserve the right to penalize parties…” The question is, how quickly the customers reserve the right to find another carrier?

 

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Dear Customer,

 

As per 1st June, Maersk Line will be handling all requests for reuse of containers through the online portal of Avantida [www.avantida.com]. We will no longer handle requests that are received through the current channels such as email or telephone. 

 

We are convinced this new way of working will speed up the process of handling reuse requests drastically and allow for a much better transparency. The use of Avantida will be compulsory for reuse requests in both The Netherlands and Belgium. Avantida has become the standard platform for such requests over the past years in both Belgium and The Netherlands for all major shipping lines.

 

Maersk Line will continue to accept as many of these requests as practically possible, like we do today. The reuse of containers is brand neutral, meaning we allow for reusing containers between all three brands (Maersk Line, Safmarine, Seago Line). We do stress that every single reuse of a container has to be requested and may only be executed after approval is received from Maersk Line. We have decided to apply the standard market rate of EUR25 per (approved) reuse in both countries, which is cleared by using the Avantida website. There is no impact on your invoices you receive from Maersk Line. We reserve the right to penalise the parties not requesting and/or awaiting acceptance of the reuse of a container.

 

We request you to share this message with your haulage providers, for whom this change will be most relevant.

 

For more information, please contact your local customer service or sales representative.

 

Yours sincerely,

Maersk Line

 

 

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