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COVID 19 - ISPS CHARGES INCREASE
(January 4, 2021)

ISPS CHARGES INCREASE FROM/TO GENOA AND NAPLES AND FROM/TO ANY TRADE AREA


In order to comply to relevant laws and guidelines, the required organization changes implemented with the aim to reach an higher level of safety and health in terminal operations, have led to additional costs .


As a consequence of that, please note that effective forthwith ISPS charges from/to Genoa and Naples and from/to any trade area will be increased as follows :


ISPS FOR CONTAINER CARGO
euro 25/container
for Genoa only, if cargo stuffed in port  : euro 2,5/ton (min. euro 25)

ISPS FOR RORO CARGO
euro 5/l.m.


Please be guided accordingly .
 

Custom Law 207/2020 - Alexandria Port
(November 20, 2020)

Custom fines in Egypt



We hereby inform you that according to the Custom Law 207/2020 promulgated on 11/11/2020, Custom fines in Egypt will be significantly increased with amounts between 700 USD and 2000 USD per bill of lading. 
All manifests' amendments (correction of goods description, packages, weights, shipper, consignee, notify, supplementary manifest, short shipment) will be subject to a Custom fine prior to 48 hours before vessel arrival in Alexandria. 

 

We kindly ask then to pay the utmost attention to cargo manifests' issuance and to inform all regular customers of such new regulations, as well as those you will place booking on the next sailings . 
 

In the event of amendment requests, please send a message to Ocean Express to confirm the amount to be charged and to obtain receiver's acceptance in case the fine will be paid at POD. 
 

We also remind that as per procedure in force, the amendment fees shall be necessarily  charged in addition to the custom fines . 
 
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La  presente per informarVi che a seguito della Custom Law 207/2020 promulgata in data 11/11/2020 le multe doganali in Egitto subiranno un cospicuo incremento con importi tra i 700usd e i 2000usd a polizza.
Saranno soggette a multa tutte le modifiche a manifesto (correzione di descrizione merce, colli, pesi, shipper, consignee, notify, emissione manifesti supplementari, short shipment) a partire da 48h prima dell'arrivo nave ad Alexandria.


Vi chiediamo quindi di prestare la massima attenzione nella compilazione dei documenti e di informare di queste nuove disposizioni i clienti abituali e quanti effettueranno prenotazioni sulle prossime partenze.


In caso di richieste di correttore inviate un messaggio ad Ocean Express per avere conferma dell'importo da addebitare e, in caso di multe a carico del ricevitore, ottenere conferma della presa in carico delle multe.


Vi ricordiamo altresì che oltre alla multa doganale dovrete tassativamente addebitare gli amendment fees come da disposizione in essere.
 

EBS SURCHARGE
(November 3, 2020)

Equipment Balance Surcharge

Due to the ongoing lack of 40'BOX/HC/OT equipment on the global market, our Company decided to implement a new EQUIPMENT BALANCE SURCHARGE (EBS) for an amount of USD 200/container - Euro 175/container, effective forthwith, involving the equipments at issue, on bookings originating from any Italian POL and destined to all Mid East destinations . 

 

Effective Forthwith

EBS Surcharge : 40'BOX/HC/OT from Italy to MID EAST destinations : USD 200/cntr - Euro 175/container

Please be guided accordingly.

 

PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE
(October 12, 2020)

PSS Introduction

 

Please note that our Company decided to implement a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), to be applied all present rates as in force, as follows:

 

SOUTH EAST AFRICA AREA with immediate effect

From West Med ports to MOMBASA, DAR ES SALAAM, DURBAN, MAPUTO, BEIRA, CAPE TOWN

PSS USD 50/Teu for containers - USD 5/wm for rolling cargo

 

WEST AFRICA AREA, with immediate effect

From Naples and Genoa to DAKAR - ABIDJAN - TEMA - LAGOS

PSS Euro 30/Teu

 

MIDDLE EAST AREAwith immediate effect

From West Med Ports to GULF AND UPPER GULF PORTS

PSS USD 100/Teu

 

MEDIT. AREA

Effective from MS Jolly Titanio v.362/MS Jolly Blue v.361

From Turkish ports, Alexandria, Tunis to MOMBASA, DAR ES SALAAM, DURBAN, MAPUTO, BEIRA, CAPE TOWN

PSS USD 100/Teu for containers - USD 5/wm for rolling cargo

 

From Turkish ports to JEDDAH - PORT SUDAN - DJIBOUTI

PSS USD 100/Teu for containers - USD 5/wm for rolling cargo

 

Effective from MS Jolly Blue v.375

From Genoa to TUNIS

PSS Euro 15/Teu

 

Please be guided accordingly.

 

 

 

 

THC INCREASE
(September 7, 2020)

Thc increase from Mediterranean ports as from 01/10/2020 (b.l. date)

 
ITALY
THC  for dry units, HC and open top in gauge will be increased to euro 180/cntr,  both export and import.
 
SPAIN
THC for dry units, HC and open top in gauge will be increased to euro 190/cntr, both export and import.
 
FRANCE
THC for dry units, HC and open top in gauge  will be increased to euro 205/cntr, both export and import.

LIFT ON / LIFT OFF
(September 7, 2020)

Implementation of Lift on / Lift off fee from Naples

Effective from 1/10/20, export from Naples will attract a Lift on-lift off fee of Euro 20/cntr, to be charged to shippers in case of merchant haulage.

IGNAZIO MESSINA NBAF LEVELS
(April 16, 2020)

Update


The Covid 19 pandemic and the challenges we are all facing in managing the supply chain, are causing significant increased and unforeseeable costs.
Under the prevailing circumstances and uncertainties in order to keep our operations and services up and running, we decided to maintain our current NBAF levels until further notice.
Ignazio Messina will continue to review the situation and hope the situation will normalize in the coming months.

Thank you very much for your understanding.
Messina Line
 

Port Contribution Surcharge to Lybian ports
(April 6, 2020)

PSUS surcharge

 

Please be informed that due to the current port situation in Lybia our Company decided to implement a Port Contribution surcharge, which will be applied from all POLs to Lybian ports  .

 

The Port Contribution surcharge (PSUS) amounts to € 100/TEU (or $ 100/TEU) and is valid with immediate effect.

RATE ANNOUNCEMENT
(October 18, 2019)

Change of base rates

Valued Customers,

effective from MS Jolly Diamante voy. 417 and Jolly Vanadio voy. 419 departures, there will be a change of base rates from West Med to South East Africa and Middle East Africa destinations.

Please contact your Messinaline's local office for further information.

 

MIDDLE EAST EMERGENCY WAR RISK SURCHARGE
(July 4, 2019)

MIDDLE EAST EMERGENCY WAR RISK SURCHARGE

Due to the recent incidents in the Strait of Hormuz and the related significant increasing of insurance costs in the Middle East Gulf region, our Company is forced to implement an EMERGENCY WAR RISK SURCHARGE which will be applied with immediate effect as follows:  

 

From and To UAE, Oman, Bahrein, Saudi Arabia (Dammam + Jubail), Kuwait, Iraq

Containers : USD 55/TEU

RORO : USD 3/WM (with a minimum of USD 100/unit)

  

From and To Iran

Containers : EURO 100/TEU

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