Westbound Bunker and Inland Fuel Surcharges – 2018 1st Quarter


Customer Notice

Bunker Fuel & Inland Fuel Surcharges
Westbound North America to Asia

Valued Westwood Customer,

Please note below Westwood Shipping Lines Bunker Fuel (BC) and Intermodal Fuel (IFS) Surcharges, effective January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. The Bunker Fuel Charge incorporates the use of the new 0.1% Low Sulfur Fuel component, as required to meet the North America Emissions Control Area (NAECA) standards.

These charges are applicable to all Service Contract, CFA, and Tariff rates as follows:

Bunker Fuel Charge (BC) 01/01/18 - 03/31/18:

$328 PC20, TK - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $284/unit
$409 PC40, HC, OT, FR, TK - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $353/unit
$575 PHC40 RE (Reefer) - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $497/unit
$ 34 W/M - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $ 30 w/m

Inland Fuel Surcharge (IFS) 01/01/18 - 03/31/18:

Local $63/unit - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $52/unit
IPI/MLB $216/unit - Expiring Dec 31, 2017 $179/unit

For additional information on the Emissions Control Area requirements please visit Westwood Shipping Lines at www.wsl.com. Tables used to determine BC and IFS amounts can be found in Westwood’s tariff.

Westwood thanks all of our customers for your understanding and continued business support.

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact your Westwood Sales Manager or Customer Service Specialist at 1-800-220-9752