Monday, March 1, 2021
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Shipping

Shippers Face Increasing Bunker Surcharges Amid Rising Fuel Costs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Higher fuel costs are triggering increases in ocean carrier bunker surcharges, adding more misery for shippers already struggling with record high freight rates and additional fees....

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 1171

Friday, January 15, 2021
Shipping

Return of Bunker Surcharges Possible as Low Sulphur Fuel Spread Widens

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As oil prices head north again, ocean carriers are preparing to ramp up low-sulphur fuel surcharges to add to the misery of shippers struggling with sky-high...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 3200

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Maritime News

Maersk Raises Bunker Surcharge as Fuel Costs Spiral

By Firat Kayakiran and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –The world’s largest container shipping line is hiking up a fuel surcharge that it imposes to transport boxloads of goods across the world’s...

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 158

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Maritime News

CMA CGM Sticks to Controversial Bunker Surcharge, and Raises the Price

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM Group, which includes ocean carrier APL, has raised its emergency bunker surcharge (EBS) to $100 per teu for all deepsea cargo movements from...

November 6, 2018
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Maritime News

Shippers Want ‘A Market Approach’ Dialogue On Shipping Lines’ Low Sulphur Fuel Surcharges

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As crude oil races towards $100 a barrel, the European Shippers’ Council has called for “a market approach” dialogue on shipping line bunker surcharge...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
MSC Containership
Maritime News

MSC Announces New Bunker Surcharge to Help Cover $2 Billion Per Year Low Sulphur Fuel Costs

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined its rivals Maersk Line and CMA CGM in announcing a new bunker fuel surcharge to be imposed on its customers to help recover additional...

September 25, 2018
Total Views: 30

Monday, September 24, 2018
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Maritime News

Suspicious Shippers Urge Maersk to Rethink New Fuel Surcharge Plan

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Shippers have joined forwarders in condemning Maersk’s plan for new fuel surcharges to help recover the additional costs of low-sulphur marine fuel, to be...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 4

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Maritime News

CMA CGM Says Global Sulphur Cap to Cost Customers $160 Per TEU on Average

French shipping giant CMA CGM on Monday said the 2020 global sulphur cap regulation will cost an estimated $160 per twenty-foot container or equivalent unit (TEU) to be paid by...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 17, 2018
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Maritime News

Maersk Asks Customers to Pay for $2 Billion Low Sulphur Fuel Bill Through New ‘Bunker Adjustment Factor’

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The cost of delivering world trade is about to go up. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest container shipping line, said Monday that customers using...

September 17, 2018
Total Views: 9