Geneva, Switzerland, 15 January 2021

Dear Customers,

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. announces the following new freight rates as from 1 February 2021 until further notice but not beyond 28 February 2021.

All Prices are in US Dollars unless otherwise specified.


  • The above Rates are inclusive of the Base Rate, Ocean Freight Rate, Suez Canal Charge (SCS), Bunker Related Surcharges, Piracy Risk Surcharge (PRS); and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) if any.
  • The above Rates are subject to
    • Terminal Handling Charges at Origin and Destination (OTHC, DTHC), as mentioned above
    • Ship and Port Security Charge (SPS):  EUR 25 PER CONTAINER
    • Carrier Security Fee (CSF):  USD 11 PER CONTAINER


  • FAK excludes all IMO Category commodities and high value commodities.
  • Local and contingency charges may also apply, for further information please contact your MSC local agent.
  • Tariffs for other port pairs, commodities and container types (including reefers) for this trade, that are not listed above may also be subject to increases. Please contact your MSC local agent for queries related to commodities not included in FAK rates, port pairs, specific equipment or other pricing information not included in this Price Announcement.
  • MSC Agencies’ standard terms and conditions apply including MSC’s standard Bill of Lading, see Unless otherwise specified in MSC agencies’ standard terms and conditions, MSC shall allow 3 days’ free time to collect and return the container.
  • For Price Items that are accessible only by a link from this Price Announcement, the price of the Item may change. Therefore, you must check the Price of the linked item on the same day that you contact your MSC Local Agent for a quotation.

Thank you for your support,

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company