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EFAF and ECA - United States – Pacific Islands

Emergency Fuel Adjustment Surcharge (EFAF) Emission Control Area Surcharge (ECA)

(San Francisco, California)…The Emergency Fuel Adjustment Surcharge and the Emission Control Area Surcharge will change as follows:

  • Effective January 1, 2017, the Emergency Fuel Adjustment Surcharge (EFAF) will increase from US$ 266/20’ to US$ 383/20’ and from US$ 532/40’ to US$ 766/40’.
  • Effective January 1, 2017, the Emission Control Area Surcharge (ECA) will decrease from US$ 21/20’ to US$13/20’ and from US$ 42/40’ to US$ 26/40’.



These revised charges will apply for all cargo received by the carrier at above indicated dates.

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

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


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