With effect from January 15, 2016 Hapag-Lloyd will implement a General Rate Increase for all cargoes and all container types on the Far East westbound trade by:

  • USD 500 per 20' container
  • USD 1,000 per 40' container

Hapag-Lloyd to increase the rates effective January 15, 2016

Foregoing is applicable for all shipments from East Asia (excluding Japan), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to all North Europe and Mediterranean destinations.

North Europe comprises North West Continent, the U.K., Scandinavia, Baltic and European ports of Russia. Mediterranean comprises the West Mediterranean, East Mediterranean, Black Sea and North Africa.

East Asia comprises Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China (PRC), Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brunei and Russian Pacific Ports of Vladivostok and Vostochny.

Source: en.portnews.ru