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Pacific Coast to European & Mediterranean Destinations: Bunker Surcharge (BAF) and Emission Control Area (ECA) Surcharge

(Morristown, New Jersey)…Effective April 1, 2017, the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for all cargo moving from the Pacific Coast ports to European & Mediterranean destinations will be increased to US $185/20’ and US $370/40’.

The Emission Control Area (ECA) Surcharge will be applied at the following amounts effective April 1, 2017:

  • U.S. West Coast – North Europe (including U.K./Ireland) US $40 per TEU
  • U.S. West Coast – Scandinavia/Baltic US $70 per TEU
  • U.S. West Coast – Mediterranean US $25 per TEU

Tariff as well as existing service contracts will be subject to this change.

The Bunker Surcharge and Emission Control Area will continue to be monitored on a quarterly basis and adjustments will be made following the review period, with appropriate notice given to the trade.

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