On October 15th, 2023, MSC will start identifying the costs of pilotage compulsory services in Brazilian ports in the freight composition through the PSC – Pilotage Service Cost.

Scope: to cover costs arising from the compulsory hiring of Pilotage services in Brazil.

Freight Payment Conditions: subject to the O/F and following freight terms either PREPAID, COLLECT or ELSEWHERE

Amounts: per container duly described below:

The initiative to identify these costs aims to contribute to transparency and comes from discussions over the years on the subject and its impacts on costs.