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IMO 2020: Introduction of Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF)

(Morristown, NJ)…Effective December 1, 2019, Hamburg Süd will introduce an Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF). The EFF has been calculated based on the price spread between High-Sulphur fuel and Low-Sulphur compliant fuels. The difference calculated is 193, 08 USD/ton, which results in the following EFF amounts per trade:

North America Export Trades:

Trades 20' Dry 20' Reefer 40' Dry 40' Reefer
North America to South Africa 193 290 386 580
North America to Central America, Caribbean and West Coast South America 97 145 194 290
North America to East Coast South Africa 58 87 116 174
North America to Mediterranean 22 33 44 66
North America East Coast Oceania 217 326 434 652
North America East Coast to Far East 58 87 72 109
North America to North Europe 29 43 58 86
North America West Coast to Far East 35 52 43 65
North America West Coast to Oceania 193 290 386 580

Trans-Pacific Eastbound Trades:

Trades 20' Dry 20' Reefer 40' Dry 40' Reefer
Far East to North America East Coast 282 424 314 471
Far East to North America West Coast 169 254 188 282

Above amounts in US Dollar

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.