The ships are full, cargo gets rolled and the carriers are increasing the rates. Here now Hapag Lloyd giving notice:
General Rate Increase – North Europe to USA, Canada & Mexico
February 12, 2015
Since the rate situation on the transatlantic trade remains unsatisfactory and in an effort to safeguard and further enhance our high service levels, Hapag-Lloyd will implement a general rate increase with effect from April 1, 2015.
For further information please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.
February 19, 2015