Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EIS) - Egypt to North Europe

Dear Valued Customer,

In order to optimize our equipment flow to provide constant stable service, Hamburg Süd is introducing an Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EIS) from Egypt to North Europe for DRY cargo to meet the growing demand for empty containers.

The amount will be as follows, payment following freight:

Charge name Origin Destination Container Size/Type Charge basis Currency Levels
EIS Egypt North Europe All Dry Per Container USD 500

The EIS will be effective for all DRY cargo loaded or received for shipment on vessels with ETD September 5th, 2021, based on pro forma date of departure and until further notice.

We want to thank you for your business and look forward to continuously serving your transportation needs. If you require more information, please contact your local sales manager or any of our customer service advisors.

With kind regards,
Hamburg Süd