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United States East & Gulf Ports to Colombia and West Coast of South America: Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) and Emission Control Area (ECA) Surcharge

(Morristown, New Jersey)… Effective April 1, 2016 the following Bunker Surcharge (BAF) adjustments will take effect:

  • United States East & Gulf Coast ports to West Coast of South America will remain at $251/20’ and $502/40’.
  • United States East Coast ports to Colombia will remain at $122/20’ and $244/40’.
  • United States Gulf Coast ports to Colombia will remain at $72/20’ and $144/40’.

Effective April 1, 2016 the following Emission Control Area (ECA) Surcharge adjustments will take effect.

  • United States East & Gulf Coast ports to Colombia and West Coast of South America will decrease to $23/20’ and $46/40’.

Tariff as well as existing service contracts will be subject to this charge. The Bunker and Emission Control Area Surcharge will continue to be monitored on a monthly basis and adjustments will be made following the review period, with the appropriate notice given to the trade.

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.