The imposition of emergency bunker surcharges looks set to pitch container shipping lines into direct conflict with their shipper and 3PL customers.
And one shipper group wants far greater transparency from box carriers.
Last week, MSC announced emergency bunker surcharges (EBSs) on its services, Maersk and CMA-CGM following suit, and sources have told The Loadstar the carriers appear intent on taking a hard line to collect the tariffs.
One forwarder said: “Despite discussions with the carriers in relation to …
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Source: The Loadstar