CMA CGM imposes port congestion surcharges on Benin, Senegal

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CMA CGM has announced new port congestion surcharges from all ports globally to Cotonou in Benin Republic and Dakar in Senegal.

The French carrier will implement a US$150/TEU surcharge on dry and reefer containers destined for the ports of Dakar and Cotonou.

The new surcharges will be effective from 15 September and payment will be made on a per-freight basis, according to CMA CGM’s announcement.

The Marseille-based company noted that for cargo from the United States, US territories, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Panama, Venezuela, Argentina and Ecuador, the surcharge will go into effect on October 5, 2023.

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