MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company wishes to advise clients that due to congestion in the port of Sydney, caused by industrial actions which are impacting Sydney’s terminals productivity, a Congestion Surcharge (CGS) will apply to maintain the service at the required level.

A Congestion Surcharge of USD 300 per TEU will be introduced with the following validity:

• Import cargo: for vessel arrival on the 14 September and onward
• Export cargo: from commercial date 14 September and onward
• For Import cargo from U.S: from cargo possession on 8 October
• For Export cargo to U.S.: from cargo possession on 8 October

MSC is following closely the situation and will inform you as soon as Sydney port operations will return to normal.

For further information, please contact your local MSC office.