ATLANTIC LINES RAISE EASTBOUND REEFER RATES
Member carriers of the Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement and the United States South Europe Conference said they will raise eastbound tariff rates for temperature-controlled reefer containers, effective May 1.
For cargoes from and via Atlantic and Gulf coast ports, the planned tariff increases are $400 per 20-foot container and $500 per 40-foot box.
The TACA carriers are: Atlantic Container Line, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Sealand, Mediterranean Shipping Co., NYK Line, Orient Overseas Container Line and P&O Nedlloyd.
USSEC member carriers are A.P. Moller-Maersk Sealand, Hapag Lloyd Container Linie GmbH, and P&O Nedlloyd Ltd.