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Hapag-Lloyd follows Maersk: Increases bunker surcharge

Yet another of the world's biggest container shipping companies now introduces an extraordinary bunker surcharge following recent weeks' large price increases on low-sulfur fuels. This time it is German Hapag-Lloyd, ShippingWatch learns.

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Shortly after Maersk announced that it is adding an extraordinary bunker surcharge, competitor Hapag-Lloyd announces that it is doing the same.

ShippingWatch has learned that the German container shipping line will soon inform its customers that they will be subject to a surcharge because the price of low-sulfur bunker fuel has increased significantly in recent weeks.

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