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Container carriers intend to pass on increasing fuel bill

The soaring prices on fuel will have a direct influence on container carriers’ costs, ultimately affecting customers, says ONE and HMM to ShippingWatch.

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Customers of the container lines have to prepare for an extra bill as costs will increase in accordance with the soaring fuel prices.

At Japanese ONE and South Korean HMM, among others, an added fee on fuel is one of the options the companies intend to make use of in order to cover costs.

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