Note: This notice was updated 4 July 2019 re EEA trade routes; the rest of the notice remains unchanged
MSC would like to inform the trade that : in view of the tensions in the area we are compelled to implement a War Risk Surcharge for all cargoes moving to / from the Arabian Gulf ( Bahrein, Iraq, Kuwait , Oman , Qatar , Saudi Arabia ( Gulf Area : Dammam, Jubail ), UAE:
- from/ to All Trades (except U.S.A., China and EEA trades): USD 40 per TEU as from July 8th, 2019, Bill of Lading Date
- from/to EEA*: the war risk surcharge will apply as from July 8th, 2019, Bill of Lading Date. Please contact your local MSC agent for any further information
- from/ to U.S.A.: USD 40 per TEU as from Augus 1st, 2019, Bill of Lading Date
- from/ to China: USD 40 per TEU as from August 1st, 2019, Bill of Lading Date
The above charge will be payable by the Freight Paying Party.
MSC thank you in advance for the appreciated preference and support and will keep the trade update in case of modifications related to the evolution of the situation.
*EEA covers: EU Member States + Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, United Kingdom, French Antilles (Guadeloupe and Martinique) – Caribbean, Reunion Island, Mayotte, French Guiana – South America, Azores – Portugal, Canary Islands – Spain, Balearic Island – Spain, Ceuta and Melilla – North Africa, Madeira – Portugal