Price and Surcharge Updates

FAL LINES - Port Congestion Surcharge in Felixstowe, United Kingdom

Due to a combination of factors including significant increase in import container arrivals, reduced terminal productivity due to Covid safe working practices and the deep cleaning required at each shift changeover, and reduced driver availability in the container sector, the operational costs have significantly increased in Felixstowe terminal over the past weeks.

In this respect, please be informed that CMA CGM FAL LINES will be implementing a Port Congestion Surcharge at Felixstowe as follows:

Range of application:

- For import into Felixstowe: from all Asian ports (including Japan, South East Asia & Bangladesh)

- For export from Felixstowe: to all Asian ports (including Japan, South East Asia & Bangladesh)

  • Amount: USD 150 per TEU
  • Application: October 1st, 2020 (loading date) until further notice
  • Cargo: Dry, Reefer, OOG & Paying empties

We will keep you informed of any evolution of the situation and remain at your disposal should you need further information.