Analyst firm: Shippers should prepare for increase in bunker surcharge

Since November, fuel prices have increased significantly, which will likely bring back the so-called BAF surcharges and should have shippers preparing for a hike in prices, says analyst firm.

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Recent months' growing fuel prices have given a comeback to the so-called BAF surcharges and should have shippers prepare for the surcharge to go up further, estimates analyst firm Sea-Intelligence.

"A look at the recent developments in fuel prices will show that shippers should begin to prepare for future BAF increases," writes Sea-Intelligence in its weekly newsletter.

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