Rate of Low Sulphur Surcharge Announcement (LSS)

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The Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS), which Maersk has assessed, will go into effect on April 1st, 2023

The LSS tariffs have been calculated using the price difference between 0,5% Sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and 0,1% Sulphur fuel oil (LSMGO). The difference calculated is 296,37 USD/TON. The details on the period used for the calculation can be found in the table below:

Please note that cargo with origin, destination or transhipment in the Baltic zone (defined as Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and East Coast of Sweden) will be charged with an additional add-on (final tariffs are reflected in tables which read – Baltic)

The LSS will be applicable to all Maersk contracts, independent of the validity, and the tariff values can be found in the tables on the following pages.


See the LSS tariff values applicable from 01 April 2023 here


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Source: Maersk