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Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) - Asia to Mediterranean

Dear Valued Customer,

In order to keep providing you with our global services, Hamburg Süd is introducing a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from Asia to Mediterranean destinations, applicable for ALL cargo.

The amount will be as follows, payment following freight:

Charge code Origin Destination Container Size/Type Charge basis Currency Levels
PSS Asia Mediterranean 20' Per container USD 1000
PSS Asia Mediterranean 40' Per container USD 2000

The PSS will be effective for all cargo loaded or received for shipment (in case of FMC origin/destination) on vessels with ETD October 1st, 2021, based on pro forma date of departure and until further notice.

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