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Hapag-Lloyd implements new Australia charges

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Oct-05 Mon 13:38
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Hapag-Lloyd has announced several fresh prices in Australia, which will take effect from October and November.

First of all, the German carrier will apply new General Rate Increases (GRI) from North East Asia, South East Asia, Middle East and Indian Subcontinent to Australia as of 1 November for all dry, reefer, non-operating reefer, tank, flat rack and open-top containers as follows:

North East Asia to Australia

  • US$300/20’ all equipment types
  • US$600/40’ all equipment types

North East Asia comprises Korea, China, China/Hong Kong, China/Macau and China/Taiwan.

South East Asia to Australia

  • US$150/20’ all equipment types
  • US$300/40’ all equipment types

South East Asia comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Middle East and Indian Subcontinent to Australia

  • US$150/20’ all equipment types
  • US$300/40’ all equipment types

Middle East comprises United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen and Indian Subcontinent comprises Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

In addition, the Hamburg-based shipping company has revised its booking cancellation and booking amendment fees for all applicable export shipments from Australia as follows:

  • Booking Amendment Fee - AUD 50 (US$36) / container
  • Booking Cancellation Fee - AUD 100 (US$72) / container

This fee is applicable to all bookings which are cancelled, transferred, reduced or amended within seven calendar days from the vessel’s cargo cut-off. Terminal roll fees also apply in cases where cargo is already delivered for export. The new fees will be effective from 1 October for non-FMC (Federal Maritime Commission) lanes and from 1 November for FMC lanes.

Furthermore, Hapag-Lloyd has announced an increased ocean tariff rate for all cargoes for 20’ and 40’ general purpose (included high cube container) from Italy to all destinations in Australia and destinations that require transshipment via Australia.

Valid for sailings commencing on 16 October onwards and until further notice, Hapag-Lloyd's rates from Italy to Australian base ports in Adelaide, Brisbane, Fremantle, Melbourne and Sydney will be:

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