CMA CGM implements overweight surcharge on cargo from Indian Ports

French-based shipping company CMA CGM has introduced a new overweight surcharge (OWS) effective from February 7, 2024, until further notice.

This surcharge is applicable to cargo originating from Indian ports like Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Tuticorin, Hazira, Cochin, and Mangalore, destined for ports in the Indian Ocean region, including Tamatave, Tulear, and Ehoala in Madagascar, Port Louis in Mauritius, Maputo in Mozambique, and Pointe des Galets in Reunion.

The OWS is imposed on dry cargo containers exceeding 18 tons, with a set rate of US$250 per 20′ dry container.

Additionally, CMA CGM will introduce a second overweight surcharge (OWS) on the same date. This surcharge applies to shipments from various Indian ports, including Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Tuticorin, Hazira, Cochin, and Mangalore. Destinations include several West African ports such as Luanda, Cabinda, Lobito, and Namibe in Angola, Cotonou in Benin, Pointe Noire in Congo, Libreville and Port Gentil in Gabon, Tema in Ghana, Walvis Bay in Namibia, Tin Can and Apapa in Nigeria, and Matadi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The surcharge for this will also be US$250 per dry container exceeding 18 tons.

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