Maersk Line introduces bunker surcharge for 2020 sulfur cap

Maersk Line introduces a new bunker adjustment factor in an effort to recover some of the group's costs related to securing compliance with then upcoming 2020 sulfur cap. The new bunker factor will consist of two key elements.

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Starting Jan. 1, 2019, Maersk Line will introduce a new bunker adjustment factor, BAF, says the liner company in a press release.

The new BAF replaces the carrier's current Standard Bunker Adjustment Factor and is aimed at recovering some of the costs related to ensuring compliance with the upcoming IMO 2020 global sulfur cap, says the liner company in a press release.

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