CONGESTION SURCHARGES: NOVEMBER 2014

In anticipation of a potential strike, lockout, work stoppage, slow down or labor unrest at U.S. Pacific Coast Ports, many ocean carriers filed Port Congestion Surcharges in their FMC tariffs earlier this year, but did not apply these surcharges. We are advised today due to recent developments at these ports several carriers are now preparing to begin applying these surcharges effective Monday 11/17/2014.

HANJIN ANNOUNCES LA/LGB CONGESTION SURCHARGE

Due to the congestion created by the 8 day strike at the LA/Long Beach terminals Hanjin has announced the following Westbound US to Far East/Asia/Australia Congestion Surcharge.

Effective:                  December 10th, 2012

Expiration:                 December 28th, 2012

Application:    IPI Cargo Via Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA Ports 

Amount:         $160/20’        $200/40’

Note: Applicable to all container types