Skou and Habben Jansen: Customers have accepted added fuel charge

A majority of shippers have accepted the new bunker surcharges in contract negotiations, say the CEOs of Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd, Søren Skou and Rolf Habben Jansen, in interviews with ShippingWatch. Maersk also heralds increased rates.

Maersk CEO Søren Skou in an interview with ShippingWatch at the TPM conference in Long Beach, California.


Billion of dollars in additional costs related to the more expensive low-sulfur fuel, which is waiting less than ten months down the road, will end up on the shippers' desk.

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