Congestion surcharge raised on West Africa ports
Feb 28, 2005
Member lines of the Asia-West Africa Trade Agreement (Awata) have announced the introduction of port congestion surcharges on containers being shipped into various West African ports.
The surcharges vary between US0 per TEU to 0 per TEU depending on the port.
Among the affected ports are Luanda in Angola, Lagos, Cotonou, Tema, Onne-Port Harcourt, Malabo and Dakar.
The shipping lines involved are P&O Nedlloyd, Maersk-Sealand/Safmarine, Gold Star, CMA-CGM, Delmas, Mitsui OSK, PIL and China Shipping.