Maersk Line plans to increase rates on services from the Far East, excluding Japan, to Europe, excluding Syria, by $750 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, effective Dec. 15. For shipments to Syria, the hike will be 575 euros (about $779).
Hapag-Lloyd plans to implement a rate increase in the trade from East Asia to the U.S. and Canada.
Maersk aims to boost rates on its trade from Samoa, Tonga and Cook Islands to and from East Africa, the Far East, Indian Ocean islands, Oceania, Southern Africa, Swaziland, West Africa and Pacific Ocean islands, effective Dec. 1. The increase will be $1,000 per 20-foot container and $2,000 per 40-foot and 40-foot high-cube container. For shipments from Samoa, Tonga and Cook Islands to and from Sudan, the increase will be $750 per 20-foot container and $1,500 per 40-foot and 40-foot high-cube container.
CMA CGM intends to raise rates on cargo from Asia to West Africa by $150 per TEU, effective Dec. 15.
Two carriers intend to implement rate increases in the trade from Asia to South Americas east coast, effective Dec. 1:
Hamburg Süd and Alianca also aim to hike rates in the same trade lane by $500 per 20-foot container and $1,000 per 40-foot, 40-foot high-cube, 40-foot non-operated refrigerated and 40-foot reefer container, effective Dec. 3.
Cosco plans to boost rates on cargo from the Far East to the Red Sea by $200 per TEU, starting Dec. 1 and Dec. 15, and $300 per TEU, effective Jan. 1.
It also hopes to increase rates on its eastbound trade from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to the U.S.:
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