Evergreen hikes North America to EU, Asia, Oz, Mideast rates

Time:2009-11-06 Browse:15 Author:RISINGSUN

EVERGREEN plans to raise rates in December and January on outbound containers from North America to Europe, Asia, Australasia and the Middle East.
Rates will increase US$80 per TEU and $100 per FEU, which will also apply to 40-foot high-cube and 45-footers on dry cargo from Los Angeles to Asia, Australia and the Middle East. From all other ports on the US west coast, east coast rate hike will be $120 per TEU, and $140 per FEU, 40-foot high-cube and 45-foot high-cube container.
On outbound reefers from Tacoma and from interior intermodal cargo points shipped through Tacoma, the rate will increase $250 per 40-foot high-cube from December 1.
Evergreen will apply a separate increase on January 15 of $250 per 40-foot high-cube container on all outbound reefer cargo to those same destinations shipped from all other US west coast ports except Tacoma.
Also on January 15, the carrier will implement a rate hike of $300 per 40-foot high-cube on all outbound reefer cargo to those same destinations shipped from all US east coast ports and IPI shipments through east coast ports.
Evergreen will also implement a December 1 rate hike on all outbound commodities transported from North America to Europe. The increases will be: $150 per TEU, $250 per FEU and 40-foot high-cube container, and $250 on 40-foot high-cube reefer containers.