Will we ever come to a reasonable longer term rate from Far East to Europe? Most likely not everybody seems to like it this way:
23 January 2015
SUBJECT: PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE (PSS) IN ASIA-EUROPE TRADE
Dear Valued Customer,
We wish to inform you that effective 6th of February 2015, APL will be implementing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS). Applicable from Asia to North Europe / West & East Mediterranean / North Egypt – USD400/TEU
We appreciate your understanding and look forward to growing our partnership into the future.