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2011 Business Plan

2011-01-24

2011 Business Plan

To Our Valued Customers:

Members of the Caribbean Shipowners Association (CSA) call attention to 2011 General Rate Increases (GRI) and a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS). This announcement will allow exporters and importers to adjust their 2011 business plans accordingly. 

GENERAL RATE INCREASE: General Rate Increases will be implemented as follows, applicable to all contract and tariff rates, northbound and southbound, from the United States to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, and from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands: 

Effective

Sunday, 2/6/2011

Sunday, 5/1/2011

Sunday, 8/7/2011

20 Foot Eqpt

$75

$100

$75

40 Foot Eqpt

$150

$200

$150

Over 40 Foot Eqpt

$169

$225

$169

Vehs NE 700 cft (500 cft avg)

$44 each

$59 each

$44 each

PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE: Effective October 9, 2011 through December 11, 2011 a temporary Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) of $150 per TEU will be applied southbound from the United States to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin islands, and from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. The Surcharge will enable carriers to recover the higher costs caused by projected increased volumes, including equipment positioning, labor overtime, port congestion, cruise liners and extra loaders. The surcharge will be assessed as follows:

20 Foot Eqpt

$150

40 Foot Eqpt

$300

Over 40 Foot Eqpt

$338

Vehicles up to 700 cft

$88 Each

The General Rate Increase and Peak Season Surcharge will be applicable to open tariff and service contract rates.  Please advise your customers of the upcoming 2011 business plan.

If you have any questions please contact your sales representative or the Customer Service Department at 1-800-276-9539.
Please rely on Crowley for schedule changes and operations updates should there be any. Crowley sailing schedules are always available by visiting http://www.crowley.com/liner-shipping-services/services.asp.

Thank you