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Members of the U.S./Australasia Discussion Agreement Announce General Rate Increases

Carrier members of the United States/Australasia Discussion Agreement, FMC Agreement No. 011117, whose member carriers serve the USA/Australia and New Zealand trade lanes, announced General Rate Increases effective February 1, 2016. Members ANL, Hamburg Sud, and Hapag-Lloyd announced GRIs in the amount of USD 100 per 20ft, USD 200 per 40ft for cargo via the US East Coast and Gulf Ports, and USD 175 per 20ft, USD 350 per 40ft for via US West Coast Ports. CMA CGM announced it will apply GRIs of USD 100 per 20ft, USD 200 per 40ft for cargo moving from/via US East Coast or Gulf Ports. GRI amounts for all other sizes are as per the usual formula. The agreement members are Hamburg Sud, CMA-CGM, Compagnie Maritime Marfret S.A., Pacific International Lines (PTE) Ltd., Hapag-Lloyd AG, and ANL Singapore Pte Ltd.