SURCHARGES & ACCESSORIALS

EUROPEAN DOCUMENTATION FEES:

Below increase from October 1, 2018:

ACL Export ACL Import
United Kingdom 40 GBP (from 30 GBP) 40 GBP (from 30 GBP)
Continent 40 EUR (from 30 EUR) 40 EUR (from 30 EUR)
Sweden 550 SEK (from SEK 490) 550 SEK (from SEK 490)

CONTAINER SERVICE CHARGE (CSC), Europe:

Effective October 1, 2018, CSC will be assessed at $250 per container. Where applicable, this charge will be applied against all North American import and European export containers moving via ACL's European base ports and out ports.

CONTAINER SERVICE CHARGE (CSC), Europe Reefer Containers:

Effective October 1, 2018, where applicable, we will be assessing a new CSC level specific for reefer containers. This will be applicable at all European ports and at a level of $325. This increase is necessary to offset increased operating and handling costs at our European terminals. For full details, please see our Tariff ACLU-068.

GENSET FEE, Merchant Haulage:

Effective October 1 2018, where applicable, we will access a new surcharge covering the provision of gensets. In the United States or Europe, under merchant haulage, reefers requiring a genset, will be assessed a fee of $150. For full details, please see our Tariff ACLU-068.

IMPORT LO/LO CHARGE - United Kingdom:

Effective September 1, 2018, ACL's Lo/Lo charge will be increased to GBP 65 per container. This surcharge will be applied on import loads from the ports of Halifax, Canada and all United States ports.

BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF):

To/From Europe, Halifax & U.S. Port, effective January 1, 2018 BAF will be filed on a quarterly basis:

1Q 2019 2Q 2019
$205.00 per 20ft container $205.00 per 20ft container
$410.00 per 40ft container $410.00 per 40ft container
WM %13.00 non-containerized cargo WM % 13.00 non-containerized cargo

SUPPLEMENTAL BUNKER SURCHARGE (SBS):

Unless otherwise specified, all rates between Halifax, Canada and the United States and European Ports, are to be assessed the following:

Between US Ports, Halifax, CA and all other European Ports Between US Ports, Halifax, CA and Swedish/Danish/Finnish/Norwegian Ports
$0.00 per 20ft container $0.00 per 20ft container
$0.00 per 40ft container $0.00 per 40ft container

The above charge is in addition to any current Bunker Adjustment Factor filed in this tariff or in service contracts. Please note our upcoming BAF will be held at its current level of $ 205.00 per TEU. 

FOR CONTAINERS, effective April 1, 2019 the SBS will be set at $0.00 and will remain at that level throughout the Second Quarter of 2019.

ULTRA LOW SULFUR SURCHARGE (ULS):

Effective January 1, 2015, International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships ( MARPOL) Annex VI requires that carriers further limit their sulfur emissions within European and North American coastal waters. With these new regulations, ACL will assess the following Ultra-Low Sulfur Surcharges:

Between North American, UK, Continental & Irish Ports:

2.25 per linear ft, extendable trailers 2.25 per linear ft, extendable trailers 7% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each. 7% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each.

1Q 2019 2Q 2019
$45.00 per 20ft container $0.00 per 20ft container
$90.00 per 40ft container $0.00 per 40ft container
$120.00 per 42ft flatbed $150.00 per 42ft flatbed
$25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks $25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks

Between North American and Scan/Baltic range Ports:

3.75 per linear ft, extendable trailers 3.75 per linear ft, extendable trailers 8% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each. 8% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each.

1Q 2019 2Q 2019
$75.00 per 20ft container $0.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks
$150.00 per 40ft container $0.00 per 40ft container
$180.00 per 42ft flatbed $150.00 per 42ft flatbed
$25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks $25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks

Between North American Ports and Halifax:

1.25 per linear ft, extendable trailers 1.25 per linear ft, extendable trailers 7% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each. 7% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each.

1Q 2019 2Q 2019
$25.00 per 20ft container $0.00 per 20ft container
$50.00 per 40ft container $0.00 per 40ft container
$50.00 per 42ft flatbed $150.00 per 42ft flatbed
$25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks $25.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks

European Short Sea:

4% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each. 4% of the net ocean on pier/pier RORO cargoes, rated on the basis of WM, W, CBM, lump sum, per unit, or each.

1Q 2019 2Q 2019
Eur 50.00 per 20ft container Eur 0.00 per 20ft container
Eur 100.00 per 40ft container Eur 0.00 per 40ft container
Eur 50.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks Eur 50.00 per Car moving on RORO Decks


The above will be assessed on all tariff cargo, and where applicable, service contract shipments. For full details and charges please visit our tariff.

NORTH AMERICAN INLAND FUEL SURCHARGES (USIFS & CIFS):

April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
USIFS 26.00% USIFS 26.00% USIFS 26.00%
CIFS 33.00% CIFS 33.00% CIFS 33.00%

EUROPEAN FUEL CRISIS SURCHARGE(EFCS) Truck Mode Only:

April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
UK & Eire 17.00% 17.00% 17.00%
Continent 16.00% 16.00% 16.00%
Sweden 26.00% 26.00% 26.00%
Denmark 20.00% 20.00% 22.00%
Finland 22.00% 22.00% 22.00%

FUEL ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (FAF) Barge & Barge/Truck:

April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
France, Germany, Switzerland 25.00% 25.00% 26.25%

For other European countries, please see our on-line tariff, accessible via this website.

OTHER:

INTERNATIONAL SHIP & PORT FACILITY CODE (ISPS), Eastbound & Westbound:

Effective July 1, 2014, ACL will implement a Security Fee to help defray costs associated with compliance to the International Ship & Port Facility Code. This "ISPS Security Fee" will be applicable on all cargo Eastbound and Westbound:

  • Containerized Cargo: $20 per container

  • RORO/Breakbulk Cargo: $50 per shipment

FREE TIME AND PER DIEM FOR USE OF ACL EQUIPMENT

Effective August 15, 2017, Atlantic Container Line will ammend the free time and per diem levels of the use of ACL equipment in Canada and the United States. The table below lists the new per diem rates and free time by equipment type:

Import Free Time * Charge Per Calendar Day
Standard/Dry/Open Top/Flat Rack 4 business days $140.00
Refrigerated 2 business days $375.00
Flatbed 5 business days $140.00
Export Free Time Charge Per Calendar Day
Standard/Dry/Open Top/Flat Rack 7 business days $140.00
Refrigerated 2 business days $375.00
Flatbed 5 business days $140.00

*Free time begins to accrue the day after the equipment is interchanged in or out of the depot, railyard or ocean terminal.

FREE TIME & DEMURRAGE - North American Imports (U.S., Canada & U.S. Midwest ) into the United Kingdom:

From April 2014, ACL will be harmonizing Free Time and Demurrage conditions for all North American imports arriving at the ports of Liverpool and Southampton. This restructuring most significantly impacts shipments from Halifax, as going forward their free time windows and billing will be aligned with the more restrictive U.S. terms. Under the new standards:

  • All dry van equipment and shipper owned tanks will be restricted to 3 free days (business) on the terminal. Thereafter 20' units will be assessed a per diem rate of GBP 25.00 and 40' units GBP 40.00.
  • Free time for all Reefer Containers will be now be restricted to 2 days (business) thereafter a flat demurrage charge of GBP100.00 will be assessed.

For full details please see our Tariff ACLU-068

CANADIAN RAIL - Updating of Shipment Details:

Please be aware that ACL is now routinely invoicing correction fees to parties needing to modify their shipment details for cargo moving via rail through the port of Halifax, NS, Canada, Minor changes, such as weight, piece counts, and plan numbers will be assessed at USD 100.00 per update. More notable charges to the paperwork, such as updates relating to name changes, addition of consignees and route changes, will attract a higher fee of USD 185.00. Cancellation of rail service will be invoiced at USD 250.00 . The above fees recoup the direct charges billed to the Carrier from the railroad, and offset internal administrative costs involved in coordinating these updates on a timely basis.

U.S. - West Africa (BAF):

Effective August 1, 2018 ACL's BAF for the West African Direct Service and West African Transshipment service: $345 per 20ft and $690 per 40ft.

BARGE TERMINAL CONGESTION SURCHARGE:

Effective July 1, 2017 a Barge Terminal Congestion Surcharge is applicable to import and export cargo on all cargo moving on Carriers multi-factor through bill of ladings via Barge, Barge/Truck, Truck/Barge service through the ports of Antwerp & Rotterdam:

  • $30 USD Per Container

WESTBOUND SECURITY FEE - Increase February 2012:

Effective February 1, 2012, where Atlantic Container Line is required to perform multiple filings on behalf of a shipper to the USC or CBSA, the below level will be assessed. The amount will also be invoiced for filing the Master Bill in addition to the associated splits and NVO house bills.

$35.00 per filing

BROKERAGE CHARGES:

Effective January 1, 2019, Atlantic Container Line will be modifying its Freight Forwarding Commission for exports from North America as follows:

Dry * Reefer
U.S. Origin U.S. Port of Load $9 per container $22 per container

20' * 40'*
U.S. Origin via Canadian Port $10 per container $15 per container

20' * 40'* Reefer
Canadian Origin via Canadian Port $10 per container $15 per container $75 per container

*Valid on all container types except reefers as noted.

Also beginning January 1, 2019 we will begin processing Freight Forwarding Commissions on a monthly basis payable on the last day of each month.

Non-Containerizable Cargo from USEC to Continental Ports where applicable, Freight Forwarders Compensation payable on non-containerizable cargo moving to Continental ports will be:

2% of the port-to-port rate

CURRENCY ADJUSTMENT FACTOR(CAF):

0% remains unchanged

PENALTY & ADMIN CHARGE - for Placarding Hazardous Shipments:

Effective November 1, 2010, where ACL is required to correct hazardous placards/stencils on behalf of the Shipper, a Penalty and Administration Charge of $300 will be applied. The aforementioned charge will be assessed in addition to all third party costs.