TACA extends bunker rates
Carriers of the Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement said they will extend their latest bunker rates unchanged through Dec. 15.
Rates for traffic to, from, and via U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports are $423 per 20-foot container and $846 per 40-foot or 45-foot container. The weight-measure adjustment is $42.
Rates for traffic to, from and via U.S. Pacific Coast ports are $635 per 20-foot container and $1,270 per 40-foot or 45-foot container. The weight-measure adjustment is $64.
TACA also said its currency adjustment factor will remain unchanged at 6 percent, at least through Dec. 15.
TACA members are Atlantic Container Line, Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie, Mediterranean Shipping Co., A.P. Moller-Maersk Sealand, Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Orient Overseas Container Line and P&O Nedlloyd.