U.S./MEDITERRANEAN CARRIERS INCREASE BUNKER CHARGE
The carriers of the United States South Europe Conference said that they will increase their bunker adjustment factor, effective July 1.
The eastbound and westbound bunker charges will increase from $107 to $130 per 200-foot container and from $204 to $260 per 40-foot container.
For other cargo, the bunker charge will be set at 11 per cent of the freight rate.
The carriers of the United States South Europe Conference are Maersk Sealand, Hapag-Lloyd Container Line and P&O Nedlloyd.