Carriers announce slight increase in Q2 BAF on TPEB

We have received notice from carriers moving cargo on the eastbound Trans-Pacific of their intended surcharges for BAF for the period from 1.April.2012 through 30.June.2012.  Below are a sampling of rates from some of our key partners.

There are two key tables to keep in mind.  The first is for cargo discharging on the West Coast for termination or inland movement:

Far East – USWC, Inland Points 20′ 40′ 40’HC 45′
American President Lines $453.00 $566.00 $637.00 $717.00
Evergreen $453.00 $566.00 $637.00 $717.00
Matson $351.00 $438.00 $493.00 $555.00
Zim $305.00 $378.00 $425.00 $480.00

The second is for cargo discharging on the East Coast from all water services (either via the Suez or Panama Canals):

Far East – USEC, Reverse Inland 20′ 40′ 40’HC 45′
American President Lines $871.00 $1,089.00 $1,225.00 $1,379.00
Evergreen $871.00 $1,089.00 $1,225.00 $1,379.00
Zim $580.00 $720.00 $810.00 $915.00

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