NBF (New Bunker Factor**) update
Dear ZIM Customer,
The following are the updated New Bunker Factor (NBF) levels effective from October 1st, 2023(***) till further notice, applying to FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo, in the trades as detailed below.
The rates are listed below for your convenience (the data refers to ZIM’s base ports in each trade):
For details regarding specific agreements, other commodities and other cargo types, such as reefer cargo, please approach our local office.
Our customer service team is at your disposal for any inquiry.
ZIM Integrated Shipping
(**) The New Bunker Factor replaces all existing bunker charges, except bunker charges related to specific emission control areas (ECAs) as defined by IMO, EU, or other Governmental authorities.
(***)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, application is subject to the publication and effective date requirements of those statutes / regulations. Quotations or mitigation of published surcharges that vary from ZIM’s tariff shall not be binding unless included in a service contract or amendment that has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (“FMC”) or the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, as applicable.
(****) Russian trades are excluded. For details regarding freight and charges for Russian trades please contact the local sales/customer representative.
*Arrival times may be subject to changes and cannot be guaranteed by the carrier, as also indicated in the Bill of lading Terms and Conditions.