Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Infrastructure

MSC adds US$1,500 surcharge for some exports to China

Brent Melville
Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Port of Fuzhou: covid checks impacting container berthing (Image: Getty)
Brent Melville
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) is levying a US$1,500 surcharge on trans-Tasman cargo headed to the port of Fuzhou due to ongoing covid related congestion at the eastern Chinese port.The surcharge, effective from today, follows last week’s announcement by the world’s second largest shipping line it had slapped a US$1,000 fee on Auckland bound containers from Australia, effective on bills of lading from July 8.MSC, Maersk and most shipping lines already levy congestion fees of between US$200 and US$300 per twenty-foot-equivalent unit...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Law & Regulation
David Henry firm moves into liquidation owing $400k
Brent Melville | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Kinleith Land and Infrastructure moves into liquidation owing at least $400,000, liquidator looks to sell solar farm.

On the Money
On the Money: Chris Dunphy, Peter Wells' potential $250m payday, Banksy, Bridges, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Which minister thought he was at a rave, who's cashing in on another potential IPO on the ASX, why wasn't anyone buying Banksy? And more.

Opinion FREE
Why it's hard to open a supermarket in NZ
Eric Crampton | Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Supermarkets' high profits should motivate a new competitor, if they're real. If the profits are there, what's stopping them?

Sponsored
How events can support a sustainable future

Sustainability has become a fundamental characteristic of a responsible business. It’s no longer just about “doing the right thing for the environment”, but now a much more holistic proposition where businesses have a real responsibility to embrace sustainable business practices - or risk being left behind.

Sponsored
5 trends as construction begins towards carbon neutrality

Carbon neutral trends emerging in engineering, procurement and construction across the globe indicate what we can expect in New Zealand over the next thirty years.