Transatlantic Trade Update
ECA Regulation Surcharge and
North Europe Outports ECA Surcharge

28th November 2014

Dear Valued Customer,
As of 1st January 2015, every ship operating within the Emission Control Area (ECA) must use higher quality fuels with a sulphur content of no more than 0.1% (current limit 1%). Adherence to this limit under MARPOL Annex VI is required of ship owners by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations body responsible for maritime affairs. With reference to our previous advisory on explaining ECA Regulation Surcharge, NYK would like to announce the implementation of this surcharge for the Transatlantic Trade.

Please refer to the following ECA surcharge quantum details:




Effective Period : 1st January 2015 to 31st March 2015


NYK Line appreciates your continued support. Please discuss with your Sales or Customer Service representative if you have any further questions regarding this advisory.