Ocean freight news - SE Asia to Australia Rate Restoration (January 2019)

Ocean freight news - SE Asia to Australia Rate Restoration (January 2019)

MSC has advised a rate restoration for the South East Asia to Australia trade lanes, including cargoes from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to Australia.

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Followed are the detailed rates:

  • USD 300 per TEU for all sailings from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.
  • USD 200 per TEU for all sailings from Southeast Asia.

The above rates will be applicable from 1st January 2019.

Note that the applicable date is based on proforma sailing date, and will be applied in full on top of existing ongoing market rates to all shipments based on shipment onboard date, and will be subject to ancillary surcharges applicable at the time of shipment.

Whale will continue to monitor ocean freight rates and keep customers updated.


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