CMA CGM is experiencing important delays in Mersin, Turkey between congestion/waiting time plus berth time on the current vessels berthing sequences with following impacts:

  • laden cargo lead-time is being increased
  • empty equipment re-loading / repositioning frequency is affected
  • operating costs are increased

In this respect, please be informed that CMA CGM will be implementing a Port Congestion Surcharge (PCS) in Mersin as follows:

  • From: Mersin, Turkey
  • To: Indian Subcontinent
  • Cargo: Dry
  • Applicable from March 27th, 2023, loading date
  • Amount: USD 100 per Unit

Any revision in the quantum of this surcharge related to the evolution of the local situation will be communicated with a 7-day notice.