Two of the largest container lines in the world, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and CMA CGM have announced increased prices from European ports to worldwide destinations, effective from 1 July.

MSC has decided to push up its rates from Antwerp and La Specia to the Port of Caucedo in the Caribbean as follows:

All prices are in US$ unless otherwise specified

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At the same time, CMA CGM will apply the following Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from five ports in North Europe to Keny and Tanzania for dry Out of Gauge (OOG) and breakbulk cargo:

Basic Freight to Kenya & Tanzania 20ST 40ST & 40HC
Antwerp $1,670 $3,040
Hamburg $1,620 $3,040
Southampton £1,395 £2,255
Gdynia $1,970 $3,440
Aarhus $1,870 $3,740

Source: Container-News