Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced new prices from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to Europe, effective from 1 July.

The Swiss container carrier will apply the following Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates from India and Pakistan to the main European hubs of Antwerp and Valencia.

All Prices are in US$ unless otherwise specified

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Additionally, MSC will implement the following FAK rates from the Port of Colombo to Antwerp and Valencia.

Port of loading Port of discharge Commodity Rate
20 DV 40 DV 40 HC
COLOMBO ANTWERP Freight All US$2650 US$3800 US$3800
Kinds (FAK)
COLOMBO VALENCIA Freight All US$2650 US$3800 US$3800
Kinds (FAK)

Furthermore, the Geneva-headquartered company has published a new equipment imbalance surcharge for dry cargo going from Sri Lanka to Red Sea and Europe due to the strong container demand for the European market and the consequent need for costly ad hoc inventory repositioning.

Effective from 1 July (B/L date) until further notice, the EBS will be charged US$200/40 HC.

Source: Container-News