Customer Advisory - Intermodal - Heavyweight Amended Fee

Effective December 1, 2021 the NS heavyweight container fee will adjust from $80 to $120 and will be effective for all traffic originating from NS International intermodal served locations. Intermodal Rules Circular section 6.4.4 will be updated to reflect this change.

The fee will be charged to shippers of intermodal traffic moving in international steamship containers (20’, 40’, and 45’ private equipment) according to the below gross weight restrictions across all lanes:

Note: The fee does not apply to Iso-Tanks

The heavy fee would apply as follows:

20ft boxes: over 44,000lb lading up to a maximum of 52,900lb gross weight

40/45ft boxes: over 52,000lb lading up to a maximum of 67,200lb gross weight

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.