The charges and costs go up everywhere, here is K- Line with an increase of the AMS charge:
AMS Surcharge for Transatlantic Westbound Trade
Dear Valued Customer:
Please be advised “ K “ Line will change AMS (Dec) Surcharge for all applicable shipments from North Europe to North America.
Effective Date : 1st February 2015
Quantum : USD 30 per b/l
AMS surcharge is not applicable to any customer whom perform their own AMS.
Should you have any questions, please contact your local “K” Line account representative