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Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EIS) - Turkey to North Europe

Dear Valued Customer,

Due to an imbalance of DRY equipment in all Turkey Ports , Hamburg Süd is introducing an Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EIS) from Turkey to North Europe for DRY cargo in order to meet the growing demand for empty containers/empty evacuations.

The amount will be as follows, payment following freight:

Charge name Origin Destination Container Size/Type Charge basis Currency Levels
EIS Turkey North Europe All Dry Per Container EUR 400
EIS Turkey Russia (Excluding Novorossiysk, RU, Azov, RU) All Dry Per Container USD 400
EIS Turkey United Kingdom All Dry Per Container GBP 400
EIS Mersin, TR; Iskenderun, TR North Europe All Dry Per Container EUR 200
EIS Mersin, TR; Iskenderun, TR Russia (Excluding Novorossiysk, RU, Azov, RU) All Dry Per Container USD 200
EIS Mersin, TR; Iskenderun, TR United Kingdom All Dry Per Container GBP 200

The EIS will be effective for all DRY cargo loaded or received for shipment on vessels with ETD September 1st, 2021, based on pro forma date of departure and until further notice.

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