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Transpacific Eastbound Carriers Adjust Surcharges and File April GRIs

Several carrier members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), FMC Agreement No. 011223 serving the East Asia/USA trade lanes, will reduce fuel surcharges effective April 1 through June 30, 2016. Details are as follows:

BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF)

To US Atlantic/Gulf Coast Ports *

To US Pacific Coast Ports *

To US IPI/MLB via US Pacific Coast */**

USD 429 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

USD 257 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

USD 389 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

LOW SULPHUR FUEL SURCHARGE (LSF)

To US Atlantic/Gulf Coast Ports *

To US Pacific Coast Ports *

To US IPI/MLB via US Pacific Coast */**

USD 0 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

USD 29 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

USD 29 per 40ft container ( - )

INTERMODAL FUEL SURCHARGE (IFS)

USD 119 per 20ft container; USD 132 per 40ft container ( ↓ )

 

Recommended BAF amounts shown with the asterisk (*) include the low-sulfur fuel component. For IPI/MLB destinations, the BAF includes both low-sulfur fuel component and the Inland Fuel Surcharge (IFS) component (**). BAF and LSF for other container sizes are as per the usual formula.

Several TSA members have filed GENERAL RATE INCREASES (GRIs) effective April 1, 2016; GRI amount will be USD 600 per 40' container. GRI amounts for other container sizes are as per formula.

The TSA's fifteen member carriers are: American President Lines, China Shipping Container Lines, CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Marine, Hanjin Shipping, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hyundai Merchant Marine, "K" Line, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping, NYK Line, OOCL, Yang Ming Marine, and Zim Integrated Shipping Services. Visit www.tsacarriers.org for additional information.