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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Ex North Europe and Mediterranean countries to Central America, Caribbean, South America West Coast Countries and Middle America

Dear Valued Customer,

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Hamburg Süd is increasing the current Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) Ex North Europe and Mediterranean countries to Central America, Caribbean, South America West Coast Countries and Middle America effective as of 7th June 2021 for Non-Regulated corridors and from 17th June for Regulated corridors (Colombia and Puerto Rico).

Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) will be increased by below amounts:

Charge code Origins Destination Container Size / Type Charge basis Currency Levels
PSS All Origins Mexico 40'DRY/40'DRYHC Per container USD 1,500

Charge code Origins Destination Container Size / Type Charge basis Currency Levels
PSS All Origins Central America, Caribbean, South America West Coast Countries and Middle America (except Mexico) 40'DRY/40'DRYHC Per container EUR/USD 1,750

Effective date is based on the loading date according to pro forma.

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

In order to ensure 40’DRY/40’DRYHC Equipment for already placed bookings we further have to stop booking acceptance for 40’DRY/DRYHC Equipment for all sailings, within mentioned trade scope, until June 6th, 2021.

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