Price and Surcharge Updates

Emergency PCS in Sydney, Australia


Please be advised that due to a combination of factors including industrial action, we continue to experience heavy congestion at Sydney terminals. This congestion has led to significant delays to our vessel schedules causing an increase in overall operational costs.
CMA CGM will therefore implement the following Emergency Port Congestion Surcharge [PCS] for cargo from / to Sydney until further notice as follows:


  • From / To worldwide
  • From / To Sydney, Australia
  • All cargo dry, reefer
  • Effective September 17th, 2020 (Loading date in the origin ports), (October 10th, 2020 for US ports)
  • Amount: USD 285 / TEU
  • Payment: Collect for imports and on a prepaid basis for exports

Please note that this surcharge is not applicable to the Tranztas and Australian coastal trades.