Australian Port Charges:
Shipping Lines have announced an increase in Australian Port Charges, effective from 1st January, 2021.
Increase quantum vary from line to line but generally the costs will increase by $ 30.00 to $ 60.00/20ft and $ 60.00 to $ 120.00/40ft for General Purpose containers.
The increase in costs also include recently announced shipping line documentation fees.
The new rates will be updated to GPSM website accordingly.
It is expected that consolidators will also increase port charges for LCL cargo, the increase is expected to be around $ 3.00 per cbm/1000kgs to $ 5.00 per cbm, GPSM rates will be updated to reflect the new costs once revised costs are confirmed.
LCL Rates from USA to Fremantle:
Consolidators in USA have announced a general rate Increase of USD 4.00 per cbm/1000kgs effective from 15th January, 2021 for all LCL cargo from USA to Fremantle.
GPSM web rates will be adjusted accordingly.
Peak Season Surcharge from Europe/Mediterranean/Blacks Sea Ports to Australia/New Zealand ports:
Hapag-Lloyd Line have announced a Peak Season Surcharges from North Europe, Mediterranean and Black Sea ports to Oceania (Australia/New Zealand) ports effective 1st January and valid until 31st January, 2021 of USD 400.00/20ft and USD 800.00/40ft container.
Consolidators in The Netherlands will implement a Peak Season Surcharge of EUR 14.00 per cbm/1000kgs from 1st January, 2021 as a result of increased costs from Shipping Lines, GPSM web rates will be updated accordingly.
Lyttleton Port Infrastructure Levy:
Effective from 1st January, 2021, Lyttleton (NZ) Port will implement a Port Infrastructure Levy of NZD 50.00 per container for all import and export containers passing through the port.
Australian Tollway Charges:
Tollway charges have been increased in Melbourne from 1st December, 2020, GPSM will implement the increased costs from 1st January, 2021 with increases of approximately $ 5.00 to $ 10.00 per container being applicable.