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Asia to US Rate Development

August 2, 2018   |   WorldBridge Customer Notice

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Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 08/01/18 (# 64-65)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 08/01/18 (# 139-01)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 09/01/18 (# 141)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 08/15/18.

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 139 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 08/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 450 per 20' standard container
  • USD 500 per 40' standard container
  • USD 500 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 633 per 45' standard container
  • USD 10 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 09/01/18, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 141) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 09/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 1080 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1520 per 45' standard container
  • USD 24 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


07/15/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 07/15/18 (# 62-63)
  • General Rate Increase Effective 07/01/18 (# 140)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 08/01/18.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 08/15/18, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 140) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 08/15/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 1080 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1520 per 45' standard container
  • USD 24 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


07/01/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 07/01/18 (# 62-63)
  • General Rate Increase Effective 07/01/18 (# 137-01)
  • Emergency Bunker Surcharge Effective 07/01/18 (# 138)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/01/18 (# 139)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 07/15/18.

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 137 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 07/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 405 per 20' standard container
  • USD 450 per 40' standard container
  • USD 450 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 570 per 45' standard container
  • USD 9 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

As of 07/01/18 the filed Emergency Bunker Surcharge(EBAF) will take effect:

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 75 per 20' standard container
  • USD 150 per 40' standard container
  • USD 150 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 190 per 45' standard container
  • USD 3 w/m

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 08/01/18, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 139) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 08/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 1080 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1520 per 45' standard container
  • USD 24 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.


06/01/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 06/01/18 (# 61-62)
  • General Rate Increase Effective 06/01/18 (# 136-01)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 07/01/18 (# 137)
  • Emergency Bunker Surcharge Filed 07/01/18 (# 138)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 06/15/18.

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 136 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 06/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 315 per 20' standard container
  • USD 350 per 40' standard container
  • USD 350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 444 per 45' standard container
  • USD 7 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 07/01/18, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 137) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 07/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 1080 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1520 per 45' standard container
  • USD 24 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.

Based on current market conditions, carriers in the Trans-Pacific Trade have filed an Emergency Bunker Surcharge(EBAF) effective 07/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 75 per 20' standard container
  • USD 150 per 40' standard container
  • USD 150 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 190 per 45' standard container
  • USD 3 w/m

05/21/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • General Rate Increase Filed 05/21/18 (# 135)

Market conditions allow us to cancel General Rate Increase 135.


05/15/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 05/01/18 (# 60-61)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 05/15/18 (# 135)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 06/01/18.

Market conditions allow us to postpone General Rate Increase 135 until 05/21/18.


05/01/18:

Please find below updates to the following items:

  • Peak Season Surcharge 05/01/18 (# 59-60)
  • General Rate Increase Effective 05/01/18 (# 134-01)
  • General Rate Increase Filed 06/01/18 (# 136)

Peak Season Surcharge is postponed until 05/15/18.

Market conditions allow us to mitigate General Rate Increase 134 as follows:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 05/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 315 per 20' standard container
  • USD 350 per 40' standard container
  • USD 350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 444 per 45' standard container
  • USD 7 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

Carrier in the trade announced an increase for 06/01/18, we therefore filed the following General Rate Increase (GRI 136) to comply with FMC regulations:

General Rate Increase (GRI) Effective 06/01/18 (date of cargo receipt at origin):

From: Australia/New Zealand, Far East, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East (Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen)

To: All destinations in the US and Canada

  • USD 1080 per 20' standard container
  • USD 1200 per 40' standard container
  • USD 1350 per 40' high-cube container
  • USD 1520 per 45' standard container
  • USD 24 w/m

The General Rate Increase will be applied on all dry and refrigerated container rates and in Negotiated Rate Agreements.

These increase levels are pre-filed to comply with FMC regulations.

As usual we will monitor the market developments and adjust the pre-filed increases based on the market conditions at the time they are scheduled to become effective.




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