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United States West Coast & Canada West Coast to Mexico, Caribbean, Central and 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 West Coast and Canada West Coast ports to Mexico, Caribbean, Central and South America ports will remain at US $590/20’ and US $1,180/40’.

Effective April 1, 2016 the following Emission Control Area (ECA) Surcharge adjustments will take effect:
  • The Emission Control Area surcharge will reduce to $ 23/20 and $ 46/40 from United States West Coast and Canada West Coast ports to Mexico, Caribbean, Central and South America ports.


Tariff as well as existing services contracts will be subject to this change. The Bunker Surcharge will continue to be monitored on a monthly 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.