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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - From Area North West Europe (NWC) and Ireland to South America West Coast, Caribbean Central America, Middle America

Dear Valued Customer,

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Hamburg Süd is introducing the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for Dry Cargo from North Europe (Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland) to South America West Coast, Caribbean Central America, Middle America Areas for all corridors effective 15 April 2021 for Non-Regulated and 15 April 2021 for Regulated corridors (Puerto Rico and Colombia).

The tariff levels are as follows:

Charge Code Scope Currency Levels Container Size / Type
PSS North Europe to South America West Coast, Caribbean Central America, Middle America Areas EUR 200 20ft DRY
PSS North Europe to South America West Coast, Caribbean Central America, Middle America Areas EUR 300 40ft DRY
PSS North Europe to Mexico / Puerto Rico USD 250 20ft DRY
PSS North Europe to Mexico / Puerto Rico USD 350 40ft DRY

a.m. Levels also apply for Le Have, France.

In addition to THC (Origin and Destination incl. ISPS), further price elements will apply:

  • Base Rate, please click here
  • Bunker related charges and surcharges, please click here
  • LSS (ECA), please click here
  • all other applicable surcharges, such as local charges and contingency charges, valid at the time of shipment


We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you in the future.

If you require more information, please contact your local sales manager or any of our customer service advisors.

With kind regards,
Hamburg Süd