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          GRIs: Announcements in the USA

          GRIs: Announcements in the USA

          As a shipper, it’s difficult to evade a GRI. But there are measures you can take to reduce its impact. By staying well-informed and planning your shipments with a GRI in mind, you can prevent your business from taking too big of a price shock.

          A GRI is an average amount by which shipping carriers increase their tariff rates applied to base rates. It can considerably increase your shipping costs, mainly if you’re handling large freight volumes.

          Here there is a list of the currents GRIs announcements if you need further information check our article or download our guide.

          List of GRIs announcements

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes Far East and India Sub-Continent to US. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          - General Rate Increase: Effective from 30/09/2021  that could reach 2400 USD per TEU
           
          GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,

          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) and surcharges from shipping companies or official authorities affecting routes SPAIN -USA.

          The estimated surcharge is effective from October 1st, 2021, that could reach 80 USD/CBM.

           GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 

          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 

          For more information, please call us at:

          ES: +34 93 220 05 38

          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

          Best regards

          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,

          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) and surcharges from shipping companies or official authorities affecting routes SPAIN to USA:

          The estimated surcharge is effective from October 1st, 2021, that could reach 1750 USD/CONT

          Estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 

          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 

          For more information, please call us at:

          ES: +34 93 220 05 38

          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

          Best regards

          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,

          We are entering a period in which a LACK OF SPACE is evident on routes SPAIN- AMERICA. Therefore, your cargo could be subject to roll-over or delay and associated surcharges.

          The situation could persist until the end of Q2-2021.

          We recommend that you make your reservation as far in advance as possible and contact our experts to find the best option for your shipment.

           

          ES: +34 93 220 05 38

          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662

          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444

           

          Best regards,

          iContainers team

          DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER:

          Also consider that US trucking industry is facing a growing shortage of qualified drivers in both the international and domestic markets. Carriers are experiencing huge problems both on trucks and rail ramps at the following ports: New York, Savannah, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Houston. The scenario can cause several delays. We'll keep posting any information related with it.

          Bellow the following GRI (General rate increase) import announcements:

          OCTOBER

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Europe to USA. Expected increase $ 45 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Asia (except Cambodia) to USA. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Asia to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Cambodia to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India to USA. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 60 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 10 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Paksitan to USA. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Japan, Singapore to USA. Expected increase $ 75 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Pasir Gudang, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam to USA. Expected increase $ 100 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Guangzhou, Penang, Port Klang and Indonesia to USA. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shanghai, Fuzhou, Xiamen and Philippines to USA. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Ningbo, Dalian and Tianjin to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Ningbo, Dalian and Tianjin to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 100 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Qingdao to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Qingdao to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shenzhen to USA (except to or IPI via Atlanta and Chicago). Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shenzhen to or IPI via Atlanta and Chicago. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India to USA. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to USA. Expected increase $ 120 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India and Bangladesh to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Pakistan to USA. Expected increase $ 20 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to Cargo routed via US East coast. Expected increase $ 37 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to Cargo routed via US West coast. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CFS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from All Origins to via Los Angeles. Expected increase $ 21 w/m. Effective from 09-30-2021

          • A CFS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from All Origins to Los Angeles. Expected increase $ 28 w/m. Effective from 09-30-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Israel to USA. Expected increase $ 60 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Europe to USA. Expected increase $ 10 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Asia (except Cambodia) to USA. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Cambodia to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 60 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to USA. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Pakistan to USA. Expected increase $ 40 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Guangzhou to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Japan to USA. Expected increase $ 65 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Ningbo, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Singapore and Vietnam to USA. Expected increase $ 100 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangkok, Qingdao, Surabaya, Korea and Taiwan to USA. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Fuzhou, Xiamen to USA. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shanghai to USA. Expected increase $ 250 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shenzhen to USA (except to or IPI via Atlanta and Chicago). Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Shenzhen to or IPI via Atlanta and Chicago. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Dalian, Tianjin and Philippines to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 100 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Dalian, Tianjin and Philippines to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 200 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India to USA. Expected increase $ 170 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 150 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A EIS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Bangladesh to USA. Expected increase $ 120 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from India and Bangladesh to USA. Expected increase $ 50 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Pakistan to USA. Expected increase $ 30 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US East Coast. Expected increase $ 37 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Sri Lanka to US West Coast. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          NOTE: These surcharges are estimated and not included in our current quotations due to the fact it has not been definitely confirmed yet by the shipping lines and could be postponed. The amount could vary depending on the shipping line. 

          The GRI effective date is listed in this format (mm/dd/yy)

          Due market volatility, please bear in mind that space and equipment will be tight during all this period.

          Globally: w/m = 1 cbm / 1000 kgs except is Caribbean & Central America w/m = 1 cbm / 500 kgs

          If any mitigation and/or delay of the GRI is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

          In response to the rapid expansion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) , the  Australian and New Zealand Government’s Department of Agriculture has strengthened the seasonal measures to manage risk of BMSB from arriving in Australia and New Zealand for the 2019–20 BMSB risk season. Therefore, a fumigation fee may aply to cargo destinated to the countries mentioned.

          A General Rate increase for all cargo From Asia to the US has been announced and the amount may vary depending on the Carrier

          Any cargo bound for the West Coast of South America that passes through Panama Canal will have a surcharge of USD 337 per container.

          We appreciate your support and if you should have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact one of our sales representatives at +13059648731

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Europe. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          -General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 30/09/2021 that could reach 500 USD per TEU
           
          GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Caribbean and Central America. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          -General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 30/09/2021 that could reach 50 USD per W/M
           
          GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding PSS (Peak Season Surcharge) from shipping companies affecting routes Far East and India Sub-Continent - US. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          - Peak Season / PSS: Effective from 30/09/2021 that could reach 250 USD per W/M
           
          PSS estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed PSS effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - LATAM and Central America. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          -General Rate Increase / GRI: Effective from 30/09/2021 that could reach 400 USD per TEU
           
          GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding PSS (Peak Season) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Africa. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          - Peak Season Surcharge: Effective from 30/09/2021  that could reach 700 USD per TEU
           
          PSS estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed PSS effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          Dear Customer,
           
          We have received notices regarding GRI (General rate increase) from shipping companies affecting routes US - Far East and India Sub-Continent. The estimated surcharges are:
           
          - General Rate Increase: Effective from 30/09/2021  that could reach 2400 USD per TEU
           
          GRI estimation is not included in our rates as we have not received a definitive confirmation of the increase from the shipping companies. 
           
          The final price for your shipment will depend on the confirmed GRI effective on the date your cargo is loaded (not on the date of reservation) and on the total of any other surcharges as mentioned above. 
           
          For more information, please call us at:
          ES: +34 93 220 05 38
          USA: +1 (754) 333 5662
          DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: +1 829 946 0444
           
          Best regards
          iContainers team

          DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER:

          Consider that US trucking industry is facing a growing shortage of qualified drivers in both the international and domestic markets. Carriers are experiencing huge problems both on trucks and rail ramps at the following ports: New York, Savannah, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Houston. There are fees announced for New York, Detroit, Minneapolis, Tacoma and Seattle terminals. The scenario can cause several delays. We'll keep posting any information related to it.

          Bellow the following GRI (General rate increase) export announcements:

          SEPTEMBER

          • ONE has announced a GRI from Charleston, Norfolk, New York, Savannah, Wilmington to Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 09-20-2021.

          • ONE has announced a GRI from Charleston, Norfolk, New York, Savannah, Wilmington to All Latam Destinations except for: Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama. The expected increase is 50 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 09-20-2021.

          • ONE has announced a GRI from Houston, New Orleans to All Latam Destinations. The expected increase is 50 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 09-20-2021.

          • Evergreen has announced a GRI from USA to Far East. The expected increase is 800 USD for 20', 1000 USD for 40' and 1000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 09-25-2021.

          OCTOBER

          • ZIM has announced a GRI from USA to Caribbean and Central America. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from USA to Far East. The expected increase is 160 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • OOCL has announced a GRI from USA to Asia/Middle East/Indian Sub-Continent. The expected increase is 160 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • OOCL has announced a GRI from USA to Australia and New Zealand. The expected increase is 400 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • Evergreen has announced a GRI from USA to W. Coast of S. America (incl. Buenaventura, colombia) + Pacific Coast of Mexico. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a FES from USA to All Destinations using Rails. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This FES is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a BUC from US West Coast to All Destinations. The expected increase is 182 USD for 20', 363 USD for 40' and 363 USD for 40 HC. This BUC is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a BUC from US East Coast to All Destinations. The expected increase is 124 USD for 20', 248 USD for 40' and 248 USD for 40 HC. This BUC is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a ECC from US West Coast to All Destinations. The expected increase is 33 USD for 20', 66 USD for 40' and 66 USD for 40 HC. This ECC is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a ECC from US East Coast to All Destinations. The expected increase is 28 USD for 20', 55 USD for 40' and 55 USD for 40 HC. This ECC is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HAPAG-LLOYD has announced a GRI from USA to Australia and New Zealand. The expected increase is 300 USD for 20', 600 USD for 40' and 600 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HAPAG-LLOYD has announced a GRI from USA to West Coast of South America. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • COSCO has announced a IPI from USA to USA using inlands. The expected increase is 20 USD for 20', 40 USD for 40' and 40 USD for 40 HC. This IPI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • COSCO has announced a GRI from USA to Asia. The expected increase is 80 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • COSCO has announced a GRI from USA to India Sub-Continent. The expected increase is 80 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • COSCO has announced a GRI from USA to Middle East. The expected increase is 80 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • HAMBURG SUD has announced a GRI from USA to Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Haiti and Dominican Republic. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HAPAG-LLOYD has announced a GRI from USA to South America West Coast. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from US Gulf to West Africa. The expected increase is 500 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a GRI from USA to All Destinations. The expected increase is 80 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a GRI from USA Inland Locations to All Destinations. The expected increase is 160 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HYUNDAI has announced a GRI&IPI from US East Coast (excluding Gulf) to Middle East, India Sub. The expected increase is 240 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI&IPI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • OOCL has announced a GRI from USA  to Australia and New Zealand. The expected increase is 400 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • OOCL has announced a GRI from USA  to  Asia/Middle East/SubContinent. The expected increase is 160 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA CGM has announced a GRI from USA  to Latam and Caribbean. The expected increase is 350 USD for 20', 700 USD for 40' and 700 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • ONE has announced a ACID from USA  to Egypt. The expected increase is 35 USD for 20', 35 USD for 40' and 35 USD for 40 HC. This ACID is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from USA to Bahamas. The expected increase is 75 USD for 20', 150 USD for 40' and 150 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • CMA CGM has announced a GRI from US West Coast to West Coast of South America. The expected increase is 1000 USD for 20', 1000 USD for 40' and 1000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA CGM has announced a GRI from US East Coast to East Mediterranean. The expected increase is 50 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA CGM has announced a GRI from US East Coast to North Africa, Middle East, India Sub. The expected increase is 50 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA CGM has announced a GRI from US West Coast to India Sub. The expected increase is 200 USD for 20', 400 USD for 40' and 400 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • ZIM has announced a PSS from USA to Central America. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This PSS is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from USA to Asia. The expected increase is 160 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from USA to Central America. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from US West Coast to Puerto Quetzal, Acajutla, Corinto, Puerto Caldera. The expected increase is 1000 USD for 20', 1000 USD for 40' and 1000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-08-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from US Gulf to West Africa. The expected increase is 500 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle to India Sub-Continent, Red Sea and Middle East. The expected increase is 200 USD for 20', 400 USD for 40' and 400 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from US West Coast to North Africa. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Seattle to Greece, Turkey, Black Sea, and East Med. The expected increase is 700 USD for 20', 1400 USD for 40' and 1400 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Oakland to Greece, Turkey, Black Sea, and East Med. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Greece, Turkey, Black Sea, and East Med. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from US East Coast and Gulf to Black Sea. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 200 USD for 40' and 200 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland to Europe. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Seattle and Tacoma to Europe. The expected increase is 1000 USD for 20', 2000 USD for 40' and 2000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-11-2021.

          • COSCO has announced a GRI from USA to Asia; India Sub. The expected increase is 80 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          • MSC has announced a CUC from USA to All Destinations. The expected increase is 20 USD for 20', 20 USD for 40' and 20 USD for 40 HC. This CUC is going to be effective from 10-13-2021.

          NOTES: The GRI previously announced are not includded in our current tariffs as no confirmation from carrier or exact rate increasement has been transmitted.

          The GRI effective date is listed in this format (mm/dd/yy)

          Due to market volatility, please bear in mind that space and equipment will be tight during all this period.

          All rates on Transnow to Puerto Rico are subject to change without 30 days’ notice. A potential booking cancellation fee of $500 per shipment will apply on bookings rolled consecutively.

          Brazil Export Shipments are subject to a Carrier B/L (hardcopy) printing fee, the amount varies from $45 to $120 per shipment.

          Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this change, please contact your local iContainers sales representative.

          In response to the rapid expansion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) , the  Australian and New Zealand Government’s Department of Agriculture has strengthened the seasonal measures to manage risk of BMSB from arriving in Australia and New Zealand for the 2019–20 BMSB risk season. Therefore, a fumigation fee may aply to cargo destinated to the countries mentioned.

          A General Rate increase for all cargo From Asia to the US has been announced and the amount may vary depending on the Carrier

          Any cargo bound for the West Coast of South America that passes through Panama Canal will have a surcharge of USD 337 per container.

          For more information please contact one of our sales representatives at +13059648731

          DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER:

          Also consider that US trucking industry is facing a growing shortage of qualified drivers in both the international and domestic markets. Carriers are experiencing huge problems both on trucks and rail ramps at the following ports: New York, Savannah, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Houston. The scenario can cause several delays. We'll keep posting any information related with it.

          Bellow the following GRI (General rate increase) export announcements:

          SEPTEMBER

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to South Africa. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-17-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Memphis, Newark, Norfolk, Philadelphia to Australia (Except Fremantle and Brisbane). Expected increase $ 20 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Brisbane. Expected increase $ 20 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Freemantle. Expected increase $ 30 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Christchurch and Lyttleton. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Caribbean & Central America Destinations, Ecuador, and Peru. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Callao and Guayaquil. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Miami to Barranquilla, Cartagena, San Jose, Rio Haina, Anguila, Antilla, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Croix, St Thomas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Montserrat, Nevis, St Lucia, St Marteen, Suriname, Tortola. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from New York to San Jose, Kingston, Montego Bay. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          OCTOBER

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Caribbean, All Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Seattle and Portland to Abu Dhabi, Aqaba, Bahrain, Dammam, Dubai, Jebel Ali, Jeddah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Sohar, Vladivostok. Expected increase $ 35 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from US West coast to Australia (Except Freemantle) and New Zealand. Expected increase $ 12 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Australia (Except Freemantle) and New Zealand. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CNG announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from and via Chicago to All Destinations. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-10-2021

          • A ERF announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Destinations. Expected increase $ 15 w/m. Effective from 10-11-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Portland and Seattle to Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Nhava Sheva. Expected increase $ 55 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, New Jersey, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Portland, & Seattle to Chittagong & Calcutta. Expected increase $ 35 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All origins except Caribbean. Expected increase $ 15 w/m & $30 min. Effective from 10-15-2021

          NOTE: These surcharges are estimated and not included in our current quotations due to the fact it has not been definitely confirmed yet by the shipping lines and could be postponed. The amount could vary depending on the shipping line. 

          The GRI effective date is listed in this format (mm/dd/yy)

          Due market volatility, please bear in mind that space and equipment will be tight during all this period.

          Globally: w/m = 1 cbm / 1000 kgs except is Caribbean & Central America w/m = 1 cbm / 500 kgs

          If any mitigation and/or delay of the GRI is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

          In response to the rapid expansion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) , the  Australian and New Zealand Government’s Department of Agriculture has strengthened the seasonal measures to manage risk of BMSB from arriving in Australia and New Zealand for the 2019–20 BMSB risk season. Therefore, a fumigation fee may aply to cargo destinated to the countries mentioned.

          A General Rate increase for all cargo From Asia to the US has been announced and the amount may vary depending on the Carrier

          Any cargo bound for the West Coast of South America that passes through Panama Canal will have a surcharge of USD 337 per container.

          We appreciate your support and if you should have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact one of our sales representatives at +13059648731

          SEPTEMBER

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to South Africa. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-17-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Memphis, Newark, Norfolk, Philadelphia to Australia (Except Fremantle and Brisbane). Expected increase $ 20 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Brisbane. Expected increase $ 20 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Freemantle. Expected increase $ 30 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Christchurch and Lyttleton. Expected increase $ 25 w/m. Effective from 09-18-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Caribbean & Central America Destinations, Ecuador, and Peru. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Callao and Guayaquil. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Miami to Barranquilla, Cartagena, San Jose, Rio Haina, Anguila, Antilla, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Croix, St Thomas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Montserrat, Nevis, St Lucia, St Marteen, Suriname, Tortola. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from New York to San Jose, Kingston, Montego Bay. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 09-26-2021

          OCTOBER

          • A PSS announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Caribbean, All Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Seattle and Portland to Abu Dhabi, Aqaba, Bahrain, Dammam, Dubai, Jebel Ali, Jeddah, Kuwait, Riyadh, Sohar, Vladivostok. Expected increase $ 35 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from US West coast to Australia (Except Freemantle) and New Zealand. Expected increase $ 12 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to Australia (Except Freemantle) and New Zealand. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-01-2021

          • A CNG announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from and via Chicago to All Destinations. Expected increase $ 8 w/m. Effective from 10-10-2021

          • A ERF announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All Destinations. Expected increase $ 15 w/m. Effective from 10-11-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Portland and Seattle to Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Nhava Sheva. Expected increase $ 55 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, New Jersey, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Portland, & Seattle to Chittagong & Calcutta. Expected increase $ 35 w/m. Effective from 10-15-2021

           

          • A GRI announcement was given by carriers for shipments coming from USA to All origins except Caribbean. Expected increase $ 15 w/m & $30 min. Effective from 10-15-2021

          DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER:

          Consider that US trucking industry is facing a growing shortage of qualified drivers in both the international and domestic markets. Carriers are experiencing huge problems both on trucks and rail ramps at the following ports: New York, Savannah, Columbus, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Houston. There are fees announced for New York, Detroit, Minneapolis, Tacoma and Seattle terminals. The scenario can cause several delays. We'll keep posting any information related to it.

          Bellow the following GRI (General rate increase) export announcements:

          SEPTEMBER

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Peru to USA. The expected increase is 1000 USD for 20', 1000 USD for 40' and 1000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 09-18-2021.

          OCTOBER

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Asia to USA. The expected increase is 2400 USD for 20', 3000 USD for 40' and 3000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a PSS from India Sub-Continent to USA. The expected increase is 3500 USD for 20', 3500 USD for 40' and 3500 USD for 40 HC. This PSS is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a PSS from Middle East to USA. The expected increase is 1500 USD for 20', 1500 USD for 40' and 1500 USD for 40 HC. This PSS is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a FES from All Origins to All USA Destinations using Rails. The expected increase is 100 USD for 20', 100 USD for 40' and 100 USD for 40 HC. This FES is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA has announced a GRI from North Europe to New York, Norfolk, Savannah, Charleston, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Oakland. The expected increase is 1000 USD for 20', 2000 USD for 40' and 2000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HAMBURG SUD has announced a GRI from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Haiti and Dominican Republic to USA. The expected increase is 150 USD for 20', 300 USD for 40' and 300 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay & Uruguay to USA. The expected increase is 1750 USD for 20', 1750 USD for 40' and 1750 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a PSS from North Africa to USA. The expected increase is 2000 USD for 20', 4000 USD for 40' and 4000 USD for 40 HC. This PSS is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa to USA. The expected increase is 200 USD for 20', 400 USD for 40' and 400 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Turkey, East Med (excluding Israel) and Black Sea to USA. The expected increase is 500 USD for 20', 1000 USD for 40' and 1000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA has announced a GRI from Malta, France (Fos/Marseille), Italy, Spain & via said ports (Albania, Algeria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine) excluding Bilbao, Vigo, Gijon, Alexandria, Damietta to New York, Norfolk, Savannah, Houston, Miami, New Orleans. The expected increase is 250 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • ZIM has announced a GRI from Mediterranean to US East Coast. The expected increase is 400 USD for 20', 500 USD for 40' and 500 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • ZIM has announced a GRI from Mediterranean to US West Coast. The expected increase is 600 USD for 20', 800 USD for 40' and 800 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • ZIM has announced a GRI from East Coast South America origins (excluding Vitoria) to USA. The expected increase is 2000 USD for 20', 2000 USD for 40' and 2000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • HAPAG-LLOYD has announced a GRI from India Sub-Continent and Middle East to USA Ramp locations. The expected increase is 1600 USD for 20', 2000 USD for 40' and 2000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-01-2021.

          • CMA has announced a PSS from Suriname and Guyana to USA. The expected increase is 200 USD for 20', 400 USD for 40' and 400 USD for 40 HC. This PSS is going to be effective from 10-10-2021.

          • MSC has announced a GRI from Asia to USA. The expected increase is 2400 USD for 20', 3000 USD for 40' and 3000 USD for 40 HC. This GRI is going to be effective from 10-15-2021.

          NOTES: The GRI previously announced are not includded in our current tariffs as no confirmation from carrier or exact rate increasement has been transmitted.

          The GRI effective date is listed in this format (mm/dd/yy)

          In response to the rapid expansion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) , the  Australian and New Zealand Government’s Department of Agriculture has strengthened the seasonal measures to manage risk of BMSB from arriving in Australia and New Zealand for the 2019–20 BMSB risk season. Therefore, a fumigation fee may aply to cargo destinated to the countries mentioned.

          Any cargo bound for the West Coast of South America that passes through Panama Canal will have a surcharge of USD 337 per container

          Due market volatility, please bear in mind that space and equipment will be tight during all this period.

          We strongly recommend planning your shipment ahead and contacting our sales representatives for more information. 

          For more information please contact one of our sales representatives at +13059648731

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