Asia-Europe misery for shippers: four-week delays, rate hikes and surcharges

August 4, 2020 Mike Wackett

Shippers from Asia to North Europe face a severe capacity crunch, and carriers are set to add to their misery with mid-month FAK rises and peak season surcharges.
NVOCCs have told The Loadstar in the past few days they were experiencing three-to-four-week delays for FAVs (first available vessels) to North Europe, and even longer for the UK.
“We are paying their FAK rates, and even a premium on top, but we are really struggling ...

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