MSC announces a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) increase from West Mediterranean to US West Coast on December 10, 2021

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced an increase on the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for the US West Coast due to port congestion..
​​​​​Effective December 10th, 2021 MSC will increase the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) by USD 1,000 per container, all equipment types, from West Mediterranean ports to US West Coast ports.

West Mediterranean ports include Italy, Spain (including Bilbao), Portugal and southern France (Fos-sur-Mer only).

US West Coast ports include Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles / Long Beach

​​​ ​​​​​For more information on congestion and delays on all US ports, view yesterday’s operations update here or visit the port updates page here.  For specific questions please reach out to your Hillebrand representative for further information on your bookings and lead times.