Notice to Clients - Chittagong Port - Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge
17th August 2018
Notice to Clients
Chittagong Port - Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge
Please be advised that berth delay in Port of Chittagong, Bangladesh is reaching critical levels. All shipping lines calling Chittagong terminals are heavily impacted, with vessels waiting an additional 7 to 10 days on average above the normal berth wait times.
These delays stem from lower yard productivity due to heavily congested terminal yards. As a result, ANL will implementing an Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge on all 20’ equipment imports into Chittagong.
This surcharge will apply shipments departing Australian origin ports on or after the 1st September 2018 and will be required to be prepaid at port of origin.
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The situation will be closely monitored and the Operational Cost Recovery Surcharge will be reviewed once the situation improves.
We appreciate your kind understanding and continued support on this trade lane.
For further details please contact our Customer Service Centre on:
Exports General 1800 246 246
Exports Reefer 1800 248 248
ANL Customer Service Centre