Seems that NYK is facing serious problems in Philippines, here their reaction:




In view of heavy congestion faced at Batangas port, operating vessels are now facing serious delays. In order to cover the additional cost of maintaining a regular service,
NYK would like to implement


Destination Cost Recovery Surcharge for USD 150 per teu for cargoes destined for Batangas Port.

This surcharge will apply for as long as the current operational conditions continue.

Effective Date : 1st November 2014
Quantum : USD150/ teu
Shipment : All import cargoes at Batangas port
Payment Term : Collect at destination