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REVISED: Honduras Terminal Charge – Increase effective December 13, 2015

2015-11-23

We wish to advise the trade that we are extending the effective date for the updated Honduras Terminal Charge (HTC) which was previously December 13, 2015. The following increases will be applicable on cargo imported (southbound) or exported (northbound) via Puerto Cortes, Honduras. HTC charges applicable to all Nicaragua and El Salvador shipments via Puerto Cortes:

Honduras Terminal Charge (HTC)

Southbound Charges – Effective December 27, 2015

Size

Equipment Type

Current Charge

Increase

New Charge (USD)

20’

Dry containers

$85

$5

$90

40’

Dry containers

$85

$5

$90

40’

Refrigerated containers

$94

$8

$102

45’ x 102”

Dry containers

$108.29

$5.71

$114

Northbound Charges – Effective December 30, 2015

Size

Equipment Type

Current Charge

Increase

New Charge (USD)

20’

Dry containers

$62

$5

$67

40’

Dry containers

$62

$5

$67

40’

Refrigerated containers

$158

$8

$166

45’ x 102”

Dry containers

$85.29

$5.71

$91

All other charges related to services provided by the port operator in Puerto Cortes are subject to a 3% increase such as storage, direct dispatch, and late arrival among others.

Letter from OPC announcement here