Maersk Raises Rates on 2 Trade Routes

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The Danish-carrier Maersk has announced it is going to implement container General Rate Increases on its Transatlantic & Asia/US routes as follows:

Effective from 1st of July, 2013, the Transatlantic trade among North Europe and North America  is going to be raised by 200 U.S. dollars per dry container.

Maersk is also going to implement a General Rate Increase for the Middle East, India & Pakistan to United States and Canada trade lane with an effective date of 3rd of July, 2013.

Rate increase amounts are as follow for all dry cargo:
  •  $300 per 20′
  •  $400 per 40′ standard
  •  $450 per 40’ highcube
  •  $505 per 45’

The scope of the increase applies to all dry cargo from the Middle East, India & Pakistan areas to the United States and Virgin Islands (US) and Canada.