2M Alliance hits market with bunker surcharges as fuel prices climb

Maersk Line has followed its 2M Alliance partner Mediterranean Shipping Company in introducing an emergency bunker surcharge from June 1 on all corridors as rising fuel prices ramp up unit costs and erode profitability. The Danish carrier will impose a $60 per TEU and $120 per FEU bunker surcharge on all cargo globally, effective June 1 on non-Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) corridors, and from July 1 on FMC corridors.
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