The liner carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co. said Monday it plans to hike Asia-to-Canada rates on Sept. 15.
are $520 per 20-foot container, $650 per 40-foot container, and $731 per 40-foot high-cube container.
Separately, MSC said it has suspended its assessment of a strike surcharge on shipments from United States to New Zealand. The suspension
of the fee runs through Sept. 30.
MSC first applied the surcharge Aug. 15 to account for the effects of a labor dispute between the Maritime Union of New Zealand and the Port of Auckland. - Eric Johnson