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CMA CGM applies new overweight surcharges from India

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MARSEILLE : French-headquartered box line CMA CGM has announced a new overweight surcharge (OWS) effective from 7 February 2024 until further notice.

The surcharge applies to cargo originating from Indian ports such as Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Tuticorin, Hazira, Cochin, and Mangalore, and destined for ports in the Indian Ocean region, including Tamatave, Tulear, and Ehoala in Madagascar, Port Louis in Mauritius, Maputo in Mozambique, and Pointe des Galets in Reunion.

The OWS applies to dry cargo containers with a gross weight exceeding 18 tons, with a rate set at US$250 per 20′ dry container.

Furthermore, CMA CGM will implement a second overweight surcharge (OWS) set to take effect on the same date.

This surcharge applies to shipments originating from various Indian ports, including Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Tuticorin, Hazira, Cochin, and Mangalore.

The destinations include several West African ports such as Luanda, Cabinda, Lobito, and Namibe in Angola, Cotonou in Benin, Pointe Noire in Congo, Libreville and Port Gentil in Gabon, Tema in Ghana, Walvis Bay in Namibia, Tin Can and Apapa in Nigeria and Matadi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The surcharge will be US$250 per dry container with a gross weight exceeding 18 tons.

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