Panama Canal Surcharge (PCS) Increase

(Florham Park, NJ) …Please be advised that the Panama Canal Authority has announced modifications to its Transit Reservation System fees. As a result, Hamburg Süd will revise the Panama Canal Surcharge on the trade lanes mentioned below. This will be applicable for all cargo passing through the canal that is received for shipment on or after June 1, 2021.

  • East Asia to/from North America East Coast
  • Europe to/from North America West Coast
  • North America East Coast to/from Australia/New Zealand
  • North America to/from Latin America

Trade Lane Charge Basis Increase

Dry &
20' GP/RF East Asia Per container USD $32
40' GP/HC/RF/RH East Asia Per container USD $65
20' GP/RF Europe/Australia/New Zealand/Latin America Per container USD $17
40' GP/HC/RF/RH Europe/Australia/New Zealand/
Latin America
Per container USD $35

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