Price and Surcharge Updates

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.


Container Size Operational Cost Recovery
20' Container USD200

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