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Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) Surcharge - Q4 2021

Dear Valued Customer,

Hamburg Süd would like to inform you about the revision of our Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for Q4 2021.

We have used Bunkerworld’ s fuel price index for 0,5% Sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) for the BAF calculation and the average bunker price used is 524,08 USD/TON. The details on the period used for the calculation can be found in the table below.

BAF Review Period Effective Date Fuel Type Average
(in USD/TON)
From Date To Date
Latest Rate Average 26-May-21 25-Aug-21 01-Oct-21 VLSFO (0,5%S) 524,08
Previous Rate Average 26-Feb-21 25-May-21 01-Jul-21 VLSFO (0,5%S) 493,83

Effective October 1st, 2021, the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) Surcharge can be found here (PDF, 313 kB) .

In addition to BAF, further price elements may apply:

  • Base Rate, 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
  • Additional charges and surcharges reflecting foreseeable high demand (such as Peak Season Surcharges), please click here
  • all other applicable surcharges, such as local charges and contingency charges, valid at the time of shipment

Above levels are applicable for all cargo on board vessels with ETD October 1st, 2021 onwards (based on Pro forma date of departure) and until further notice.

Please contact your local Hamburg Süd representative should you require further information.

With kind regards,
Hamburg Süd