Price Announcement – Trade From Far East To North Europe


Price Announcement – Trade From Far East To North Europe


MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, announces the following new freight all kind (FAK[1]) rates export Asia to North Europe.  

Effective as from 15 August 2023, until further notice from all Asian ports (including Japan, Southeast Asia & Bangladesh) to North Europe, the new rates in US Dollars unless otherwise specified:

Port of discharge

New Base Rates

20 DV

40 DV-HC




* Base port to base port rates. Out-ports are subject to usual TAO/TAD


The above rates are:

  • Inclusive of the Base Rate (i.e. ocean freight rate) that is subject to:
    • GFS (Global Fuel Surcharge) VATOS USD 138/276/276 valid for August 2023
    • ECA (Emission Control Area) to North Europe only, rates are subject to ECA of USD 15 per TEU (Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, UK, Netherlands, France) and USD 52 per TEU (Nordic and Baltic remaining countries).

MSC agencies’ standard terms and conditions apply including MSC’s standard Bill of Lading. Unless otherwise specified in MSC agencies’ standard terms and conditions.

Should you have any questions, please contact your local MSC representatives in our global network of more than 675 offices.

[1] FAK excludes all IMO Category commodities and high value commodities