Dear Valued Customer,

Due to the significant increase in bunker prices since the beginning of the year and to keep ensuring the highest quality of service to our customers, APL will recover bunker costs through its bunker related surcharges* which will be applied to all cargo on all Worldwide trades with the following implementation dates and amounts:

  • As from June 1st, 2018 (date of loading) for non-FMC trades

  • As from July 1st, 2018 (date of loading) for FMC trades

The recovery amount will be reevaluated on a monthly basis.

Should you need any clarification please do not hesitate to contact your local APL Representative.

Thank you for your support and understanding.



US and Chinese rates and surcharges are provided as guideline information only and are not binding on APL.
*Denomination of the applicable bunker related surcharge may vary according to local regulation.
This charge will be applied to the Freight All Kind (FAK) Basic Ocean Rates which can be found here. Other Bunker related Charges, Terminal Handling Charges (Origin and/or Destination), Peak Season Surcharge, Security related Surcharges, and similar charges, which are found here. In some cases, the amount of one or several of the aforesaid items are nil. Other charges such as contingency and local charges may also apply. All out ports will be subjected to add-ons.

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