Maersk raises Asia to Med, West Africa rates
Maersk Line said this week it plans to raise rates on trades from Asia to the Mediterranean and to West Africa in September.
The Asia-Med increase, applicable to all of Asia excluding Japan, is $250 per TEU from Sept. 1.
The Far East-West Africa increase is $150 per TEU from Sept. 15. The hike is in line with increases from other member lines in the Asia West Africa Trade Agreement (CMA CGM, China Shipping, Delmas, Goldstar, MOL, Mediterranean Shipping Co., NileDutch, PIL and Safmarine), Maersk said.