CMA CGM communicates : Port Congestion Surcharge (PCS) in Bejaia (Algeria)

Due to the recent 19-day strike at Bejaia port, which ended early this week, the port is undergoing a severe congestion between 7-10 days on the current vessels berthing sequences with following impacts:

  • increased laden cargo lead-time
  • empty equipment re-loading/repositioning frequency affected
  • increased operating costs

In this respect, please be informed that CMA CGM will be implementing a Port Congestion Surcharge as follows:

From all origins

  • To Bejaia
  • Amount: USD 100/EUR 85 per TEU
  • Application date: August 24th, 2020 (loading date)

Except US origins: September 18th, 2020

Any revision in the quantum of this surcharge related to the evolution of the local situation will be communicated with a 10-day notice.

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