Price and Surcharge Updates

PCS (Port Congestion Surcharge) in Liverpool, United Kingdom

Due to a combination of factors (and notably a significant increase in import container arrivals as well as a port congestion), the operational costs have significantly increased in Liverpool port over the past weeks.


In this respect, CMA CGM wishes to advise its customers that a Port Congestion Surcharge (PCS) of USD 150 per TEU (all units) will be introduced for all containers arriving in Liverpool (GBLIV), United Kingdom.


This port congestion surcharge will be applied as follows:


  • From North East Asia, South East Asia, China and Hong Kong & Macau SAR
  • To Liverpool (GBLIV), United Kingdom
  • Effective August 15th, 2021 (loading date)
  • Amount: USD 150/TEU (all units)
  • Settlement: collect

Please do not hesitate to contact our local commercial teams should you need further information.