Hamburg Sud introduce Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)

Hamburg Sud have today indicated that they will be introducing a PSS on any import shipments from the Far East to Northern Europe commencing on a sailig date of the 8th December 2020 and applicable until further notice.

This will be charged at a rate of USD 150 per 20ft container, and USD 300 per 40ft and 40ft HQ container.

This follows others in the market doing similar.

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Affected party

All import shipments from the Far East using Hamburg Sud

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