Maersk wishes to advise that Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) will be implementing an Emergency Dredging Surcharge from 1 January 2023. This will be directly charged by LPC to Maersk and all other shipping lines. Maersk will recover this cost by revising the Port Additionals / Port Dues Export (PAE) & Port Additionals / Port Dues Import (PAI) for all containers in export & import of Lyttelton, NZ.

The revised tariff levels are as follows.

Fee Origin Destination Container Type New Tariff Levels
Fee
PAE
Origin
Lyttelton, NZ
Destination
World
Container Type
ALL_20
New Tariff Levels
45 NZD
Fee
PAE
Origin
Lyttelton, NZ
Destination
World
Container Type
ALL_40
New Tariff Levels
90 NZD
Fee
PAI
Origin
World
Destination
Lyttelton, NZ
Container Type
ALL_20
New Tariff Levels
45 NZD
Fee
PAI
Origin
World
Destination
Lyttelton, NZ
Container Type
ALL_40
New Tariff Levels
90 NZD

Effective date:

  • For non-Spot, bookings the effective date is from 1 January 2023, Price Calculation Date (PCD*).
  • For Spot bookings, the effective date is 1 January 2023, for Booking Creation Date (BCD).

* PCD = Price Calculation Date. For non-FMC, PCD refers to the scheduled departure date of the first water leg at the time of booking confirmation for non-spot bookings. For FMC, PCD is last container gate-in date for non-spot bookings.

For your reference, we have also included the levels and rate structure for some sample corridors (Short Term) for Algeciras, ES to/from Lyttelton, NZ valid from 01-Jan-2023 until further notice. These may be subject to future change and we will notify you accordingly.

  • The above rates are also subject to other applicable surcharges, including local charges and contingency charges.
  • The above surcharge acronyms mean: OF (Ocean Freight), OHC (Origin Terminal Handling Charge), DHC (Destination Terminal Handling Charge), ERS (Emergency Risk Surcharge), BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor), EFF (Environmental Fuel Fee), ODF (Documentation Fee Origin), DDF (Documentation fee - Destination), CP1 (Container Protect Essential), VGM (Verified Gross Mass Charge), SEP (Special Equipment Service), MHE (Merchant Haulage Export), PAE (Port Additionals / Port Dues Export) & PAI (Port Additionals / Port Dues Import).
  • 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 Maersk tariff shall not be binding on Maersk 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.

We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing working with you in the future.

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