Maersk Hikes Rates on Two Trade Routes

Maersk Line has announced it will implement container General Rate Increases on its Transatlantic & Asia/US routes as follows:

With effect from July 1, 2013, the Transatlantic trade between North Europe and North America  will be increased by US$200 per dry container.

Maersk Line will also implement a General Rate Increase for the Middle East, India & Pakistan to United States and Canada trade lane with an effective date of July 3, 2013.

Rate increase amounts are as follow for all dry cargo:
    •    USD 300 per 20′
    •    USD 400 per 40′ standard
    •    USD 450 per 40’ highcube
    •    USD 505 per 45’

The scope of the increase applies to all dry cargo from the Middle East, India & Pakistan regions to the United States and Virgin Islands(US) and Canada.
 

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