U.S. harbor strike prompts Maersk Line to raise prices

The imminent harbor strike in the U.S. has prompted Maersk Line to announce a price rise of $800 per TEU from September 30th onward.

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On Thursday, Maersk Line announced an extra fee in connection with delays (Port Congestion Surcharge, CON) in the American ports on the east coast, provided that a work stoppage will become a reality on September 30th of this year.

The extra fee, which Maersk Line will charge its customers, is $800 per TEU and $1000 per FEU. However, Maersk Line notes that the extra fee will only take effect if the American harbors will actually experience strikes.

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