Price and Surcharge Updates

ESS (Emergency Space Surcharge) - Exports from Russia & Baltic


In a continued effort to provide our customers with reliable and efficient service, CMA CGM wishes to inform of the following Emergency Space Surcharge* (ESS):

Effective March 15th, 2020 (date of loading) until further notice:


  • Origin : From Baltic
  • Destination: To Red Sea, Indian Sub-continent, Middle East Gulf, North East Asia, South East Asia, China, Hong Kong SAR & Macau SAR
  • Cargo: Dry & Reefer
  • Amount: USD 100 per TEU

  • Origin : From St Petersburg, Bronka, Ust'-Luga & Kaliningrad
  • Destination: To North Europe, Baltic, Scandinavia & Poland
  • Cargo: Dry & Reefer
  • Amount: USD 50 per TEU

  • Origin : From St Petersburg, Bronka, Ust'-Luga & Kaliningrad
  • Destination: To East Mediterranean, West Mediterranean, Adriatic, Black Sea & North Africa
  • Cargo: Dry & Reefer
  • Amount: USD 55 per TEU

  • Origin : From Latvia, Lithuania & Estonia
  • Destination: To East Med, West Med, Adriatic, Black Sea & North Africa
  • Cargo: Dry & Reefer
  • Amount: EUR 50 per TEU

(*)The associated basic freights are available here: https://www.cma-cgm.com/ebusiness/prices-finder. Bunker-related surcharges including LSS IMO 2020, THC (Origin and Destination) and Safety and Security-related surcharges may also apply and are accessible at http://www.cma-cgm.com/ebusiness/tariffs/charge-finder. Other charges such as contingency charges and local charges may be applicable.