CMA CGM sticks to controversial bunker surcharge – and raises the price

November 6, 2018 Mike Wackett

CMA CGM Group, which includes ocean carrier APL, has raised its emergency bunker surcharge (EBS) to $100 per teu for all deepsea cargo movements from 1 December.
Introduced by the French carrier and a number of its peers on 1 June, in response to higher fuel prices, the controversial EBS was initially set by CMA CGM at $55 per teu.
The charge varied between carriers, for instance Maersk Line’s EBS was $60 per teu, while MSC did not ...

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