Maersk Line announcing an increase in FAK rates (Freight All Kinds).

Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective.

  • Commodity: Freight All Kinds (FAK)
  • Effective start date: 01-10-17
  • Effective end date: Until further notice, but not beyond 31-10-17
Origin to destination20′ DC40′ DC and 40’HC
Antwerp, Belgium to Santos, BR175 USD1300 USD
Algeciras, Spain to Santos, BR410 USD820 USD
Genoa, Italy to Santos, BR175 USD350 USD
Gothenburg, Sweden to Santos, BR495 USD990 USD
  • The above rates are inclusive of Basic Freight Rate (BAS) and Bunker Adjustment Factor (SBF).
  • The above rates are subject to Emergency Risk Surcharge (ERS), Terminal Handling Charges (THC) and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS). Detailed levels of ERS, THC and PSS can be found here.
  • The following charges are not applicable: Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS).
  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • Other corridors, commodities and container types (including reefers) that are not listed above may also be subject to increases.
  • These rates are unaffected by, and do not affect, any tariff notified, published or filed in accordance with local regulatory requirements.
  • For trades subject to the US Shipping Act or the China Maritime Regulations, quotations or surcharges that vary from the Safmarine tariff shall not be binding on Safmarine unless included in a service contract or service contract amendment that has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) or the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, as applicable.
Source: Maersk Line