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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - For the trade Far East Asia to US East Coast & US West Coast

Dear Valued Customer,

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Hamburg Süd is introducing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for the trade Far East Asia to US East Coast (US East & Gulf Coast) & Far East Asia to US West Coast (US & Canada West Coast), applicable for ALL cargo loaded or received for shipments on or after 1st June 2021.

The amount will be as follows, payment following freight:

Charge code Origin Destination Container Size/Type Charge basis Currency Levels
PSS Far East Asia US East Coast (US East & Gulf Coast) 20’ Per container USD 750
PSS Far East Asia US East Coast (US East & Gulf Coast) 40’ Per container USD 1000
PSS Far East Asia US West Coast (US & Canada West Coast) 20’ Per container USD 750
PSS Far East Asia US West Coast (US & Canada West Coast) 40’ Per container USD 1000

In addition to PSS, further price elements will apply:

  • Base Rate, please click here
  • Bunker related charges and surcharges, please click here
  • LSS (ECA), please click here
  • Security related charges and surcharges – respectively applicable at the Port of Origin and the Port of Destination –, please click here
  • Terminal Handling Charges – respectively applicable at the Port of Origin and the Port of Destination –, please click here
  • All other applicable surcharges, such as local charges and contingency charges, valid at the time of shipment

We want to thank you for your business and look forward to continuously serving your transportation needs. If you require more information, please contact your local sales manager or any of our customer service advisors.

With kind regards,
Hamburg Süd