Maersk: Low Water Surcharge to Montreal, Canada

Maersk: Low Water Surcharge to Montreal, Canada






  North Europe & Mediterranean to Montreal – Low Water Surcharge (LWS)  

  06 July 2016

Dear Valued Customer,
Maersk Line will be implementing a Transatlantic Westbound (from North Europe & Mediterranean to Montreal) Low Water Surcharge (LWS) for all cargo discharging in Montreal with a Price Calculation Date on or after July 15th, 2016. The implementation of the LWS is necessary as the current water level of St. Lawrence River restricts the intake of the vessels and latest projections of the water level shows further decrease .

Details and scope of this surcharge are as follows:

  • From North Europe to Montreal
    • USD 150 per container (both DRY & REEF)
  • From Mediterranean to Montreal
    • USD 100 per container (both DRY & REEF)

Should you have any questions, you are always welcome to contact your local sales representative

We thank you for your business and look forward to continously serving your global transportation requirements.

With best regards

Maersk Line