Home » Breaking News, Maritime » MSC to implement bunker charge, GRI in January 2012

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said it will apply bunker compensation (BUC) of US$795 per 20-foot container on all cargo from Asia to West and East Mediterranean, Black Sea, UK, North West Continent, ScanBalt, and North Africa.

The BUC takes effect on January 1, 2012.

In addition, MSC will levy a general rate increase (GRI) on all cargo for the Cheetah Service westbound from any Asian port to South Africa, Mozambique, and East Africa. The GRI will be $200 per TEU, also effective January 1, 2012, MSC said in a media release on December 8.


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