Major shipping lines have announced increased charges to Europe, which are expected to take effect in July.

Hapag-Lloyd will apply new ocean tariff rates for all cargoes for 20’ and 40’ general purpose, including high cube containers, effective from 1 July, from the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East and Pakistan to North Europe and the Mediterranean.

MSC and Hapag Lloyd push up

In addition, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has published the following new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from 1 July until further notice but not beyond 31 July 2021. The new prices will be applied for the trade Australia and New Zealand to Europe.

Port of loading Port of discharge Rate
20 DV
Rate 

40 DV

Rate

40 HC

BRC

20 DV

BRC
40 DV
BRC
40 HC
Melbourne Antwerp US$3,435 US$3,965 US$3,765 US$295 US$590 US$590
Melbourne Valencia US$3,435 US$3,965 US$3,765 US$295 US$590 US$590
Auckland Antwerp US$3,785 US$4,265 US$4,265 US$295 US$590 US$590
Auckland Valencia US$3,785 US$4,265 US$4,265 US$295 US$590 US$590

Source: Container-News