General rate increase (GRI) - Trinidad / Barbados / Jamaica / Guyana / Suriname
Members of the Caribbean Shipowners Association - Bernuth Lines, CMA-CGM (Caribbean), Crowley Liner Services, Lykes Lines, Maersk Sealand, Seaboard Marine, SeaFreight Line, TMM Lines, Tropical Shipping and ZIM (JAMAICA) - that provide service between the United States and ports in the above mentioned countries - announce a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective Sunday, September 28, 2003, as follows:
Containerload - 20' Equipment -- $ 75.00
Containerload - 40' Equipment -- $ 150.00
Containerload - over 40' Equip -- $ 150.00
Breakbulk: Per Ton - $ 3.00 W/M
Vehicles: Each Unit -- $25.00
The GRI applies to all tariff and service contract rates (including amendments & extensions) southbound and northbound. GRI is not applicable to inter-port or inter-island shipments.