NBF (New Bunker Factor) update
Dear ZIM Customer,
Following the implementation of the New Bunker Factor** (NBF) in February 2019, hereunder are the updated NBF levels effective from April 1st, 2019(***) till further notice, applying to FAK (Freight All Kind) cargo, in the trades as detailed below.
The rates are listed below for your convenience (the data refers to ZIM’s base ports in each trade):
Mediterranean (East & West) to/from North America & Central America & Caribbean (*)
India Sub Continent to/from Mediterranean /Black Sea & Europe
Far East to Mediterranean /Black Sea & Europe
Mediterranean /Black Sea & Europe to Far East
Intra Mediterranean (East & West) & Black Sea
North Europe and Baltic/Scand. to Mediterranean /Black Sea
Mediterranean /Black Sea to North Europe and Baltic/Scand.
- Above charges are additional to the applicable base freight charge, THC, bunker, security and PSS related charges which are provided in ZIM's Tariff Calculator (U.S. trades are provided in www.boterates.com User: ZfreA6 Password: Access16!) as well as other charges for additional services, local charges and contingency charges.
- For further details kindly see our website zim.com or contact our local sales/customer service representative.
For details regarding specific agreements, other commodities and other cargo types, such as reefer cargo, please approach our local office. Our customer service team is at your disposal for any inquiry.
ZIM Integrated Shipping
(*) Shall be implemented as of April 11th, 2019
(**) The New Bunker Factor replaces all existing bunker charges, except bunker charges related to specific emission control areas (ECAs) as defined by IMO, EU, or other Governmental authorities.
(***) These rates are unaffected by, and do not affect, any tariff notified, published or filed in accordance with local regulatory requirements. For trades subject to the US Shipping Act or the China Maritime Regulations, application is subject to the publication and effective date requirements of those statutes / regulations. Quotations or mitigation of published surcharges that vary from ZIM’s tariff shall not be binding unless included in a service contract or amendment that has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (“FMC”) or the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, as applicable.
(****) Russian trades are excluded. For details regarding freight and charges for Russian trades please contact the local sales/customer representative.