Increasing number of carriers impose surcharge on Nigeria-bound cargoes

Capt. John

DANISH shipping giant Maersk and German carrier Hapag-Lloyd have imposed peak season surcharge of US$3,000 and $1,000 per TEU respectively on containers bound for Nigeria. The announcements come just three weeks after French shipping line CMA CGM imposed the sum of $900 per TEU as peak season surcharge on cargoes coming through it from China to Nigeria. Maersk said its new peak season surcharge will apply to all types of containers, including dry, reefer and special containers coming from the...

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