MSC Eyes Asia-Europe Rate HIke

Bensenville, Illinois - May 21, 2013

Mediterranean Shipping Co. will increase rates on three of its trade routes, effective June 1.

The increase will be $100 per dry container on the following routes

From North Europe and the Baltic Sea and Scandinavia to Asia, including Japan.
From the west Mediterranean and Adriatic to Asia, including Japan.
From the east Mediterranean to Asia, including Japan.

Rates for all cargo in the trade from the Far East to West Africa, including Angola will be $250 per 20-foot-equivalent unit.

The Geneva-based container line also will change the tariffs for all cargo on its trade from Asia to Europe, starting June 1, and will boost rates for all cargo on its trade from Asia to New Zealand on July 1 by $200 per TEU.

Source: Pactrans Air & Sea, Inc.

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Headquarted in Bensenville, IL, and doing business for nearly 30 years, Pactrans Air & Sea has established itself as one of the world's leading international logistics companies. Providing a wide range of services, including: import / export air and ocean freight, warehousing and distribution, local trucking, trade shows and product trading / sourcing. Read more about us for more information. We are: CNS (an IATA Co), FMC, NVOCC, MBE and most recently WBE certified organization.

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