Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) – Scope World to World – Maersk Line

The increase in bunker price in 2018 has been significantly higher than what had been expected and has now reached a level of 440 USD/ton in Europe, the highest since 2014. The increase is more than 20% compared to the beginning of 2018 and this unexpected
development means that it is no longer possible for us to recover bunker costs through the standard bunker adjustment factors.

Due to the unsustainable nature of the situation, Maersk Line has decided to introduce an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) as a necessary action to ensure a continued sustainable service to our customers.

EBS will be applicable to all cargo globally, effective 1st June 2018 for non-FMC corridors and 1st July 2018 for FMC corridors.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for doing business with us. As the world’s leading shipping company, we strive to be your reliable shipping partner, propelling your business forward and supporting your growth ambitions.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to your local sales or customer service representative. You will find contact details of our local offices on maerskline.com.

If you wish to place a booking you can always visit my.maerskline.com.

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Please click here for information on the implementation of Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS).

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