CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd Announce PSS for Asia-Africa Routes

Marseille-based CMA CGM and German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd have implemented Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) for shipments from Asia to various destinations in Africa and Mauritius. These surcharges will be in effect from mid-May onwards.

Key Points:

    • Applies to dry cargo shipments from China, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia, and East Coast India (listed ports) to Mauritius.
    • Effective from May 15th until further notice.
    • Amount: US$300 per TEU.
  • Hapag-Lloyd PSS:
    • Applies to all container types from Asia to various destinations in Africa.
    • Effective from May 16th until further notice.
    • Surcharge varies by destination (see list below).

Hapag-Lloyd Surcharge Details (per TEU):

  • North West Africa (Dakar, Nouakchott, Banjul, Conakry, Freetown, Monrovia): US$600
  • Mombasa, Kenya: US$250
  • Da Es Salam, Tanzania: US$450
  • West Africa (Apapa, Tincan, Tema, Cotonou, Abidjan, San Pedro): US$500
  • South West Africa (Angolan, Congolese, Gabonese, Cameroonian, Equatoguinean, Namibian ports): US$500

Looking to ship from Asia to Africa or Mauritius? Be aware of these upcoming peak season surcharges when planning your shipments and budgeting your transportation costs. Consider contacting your preferred carrier for the latest rates and any additional details.


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