Hamburg Süd - Introduction of Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF) - MED Trades

November 15,2019

IMO 2020: Introduction of EFF - MED Trades

Dear Customer,

In addition to the previous announcement, Hamburg Süd will also introduce an Environmental Fuel Fee (EFF) effective 16th December 2019 on all Intra-European Trades to cover the increase in fuel-related costs associated to the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation.

The EFF tariffs have been calculated using the price difference between high sulphur fuel and low sulphur fuel. The difference calculated is 164,54 USD/ton. The details on the period and reference port used for the calculation can be found in the table below.

Fuel type Period ROT
 IFO 380 (USD/ton) 01JUL19 - 31SEP19 350,01
*LSMGO - 50 (USD/ton) 01JUL19 - 31SEP19 514,55
Difference (USD/ton) 01JUL19 - 31SEP19 164,54

*Until a reliable price index for fuel with 0.5% sulphur content is available, Hamburg Süd will take the 0.1% gas oil index deducted by 50 USD/ton.

For all agreements subject to Hamburg Süd’s BAF, the EFF will expire after December 31, 2019. The tariff values can be found HERE.

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