EBS update Atlantic Trade – 1.8.2018
Update of EBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge)
Dear ZIM Customer,
Due to the continued surge in bunker prices, and in order to continue our good and reliable service, it was decided to update the EBS (Emergency Bunker Surcharge) as from August 1st, 2018 - till further notice, for FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo for the following trades:
- Between the Mediterranean and North America & Central America & Caribbean base ports (except Canadian export): 60 USD per TEU
- From Canada to Mediterranean base ports: 260 USD per TEU
Above EBS is additional to the applicable base freight charge, THC, bunker charges, security and PSS related charges which are all provided in ZIM website at www.zim.com (U.S. trades are provided in www.boterates.com User: ZfreA6 Password: Access16!) as well as other charges for additional services, local charges and contingency charges.
For details regarding specific agreements, other commodities and other cargo types, such as reefer cargo, please approach our local office.
These measures are necessary in order to maintain our current levels of service and high reliability. Our customer service team is at your disposal for any inquiry.
ZIM Customer Service
* 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;