Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge

Due to the congestion in the port of Sydney caused by industrial actions which are impacting Sydney’s terminals productivity, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company will apply a Congestion Surcharge (CGS) to maintain the service at the required level.

The Congestion Surcharge of USD 300 per TEU will be introduced with the following validity:

  • Import cargo: for vessel arrival on the 14 September and onward
  • Export cargo: from blading date 14 September and onward
  • For Import cargo from U.S: from cargo possession on 8 October
  • For Export cargo to U.S.: from cargo possession on 8 October

MSC is following closely the situation and will inform you as soon as soon as Sydney port operations will return to normal.

Should you have any further questions on the above, please contact your local MSC agency.