The eastbound leg of the Transatlantic trade has been a headache for the lines for quite a while now. MOL tries to get a GRI done, will see, if they succeed.




28 Jan, 2015

Dear Valued Customer,

We would like to inform you that MOL has decided to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) for cargo moving from all points and/or ports in the United States via
U.S. East Coast ports (including Halifax, Canada) to Europe, South- and West Africa and all points via NWCMP & UK.

As from 01 March 2015, following GRI amount will be effective



a.) For cargo destined to Europe from / via U.S. East Coast port
(including Halifax, Canada)
US$ 200.00 / 20’ container
US$ 200.00 / 40’ container
US$ 200.00 / 40’ high cube container


b.) For cargo destined to South- & West Africa from / via U.S. East Coast port
(including Halifax, Canada)
US$ 250.00 / 20’ container
US$ 250.00 / 40’ container
US$ 250.00 / 40’ high cube container

The general rate increase will be applicable for all commodities and equipment types, such as dry van and temperature controlled container.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact your local sales office. Contact details can be found on our website