MAERSK SEALAND RAISES EUROPE/CANADA RATES AND CHARGES
Maersk Sealand said that it will increase westbound rates from Europe to Canada on April 1.
The rate rises will be $240 (U.S.) per 20-foot container and $300 per 40-footer. In addition, the bunker charges will be increased to $60 per 20-foot container and $120 per 40-foot box.
Maersk Sealand operates non-conference services between northern Europe and Montreal and between northern Europe and Halifax.
The northern Europe/Canada conference carriers recently announced westbound rate increases of $320 per 20-foot container and $400 per 40-footer, also effective April 1.