Maersk Line suspended its congestion surcharge of $100 per 20-foot container imposed earlier on shipments to and from Sydney, Australia.
The Danish carrier said the congestion and delays that gripped the country’s leading container gateway over the past few months have subsided in recent days, allowing restoration of “near” normal services.
“While the situation at Sydney is still not optimal and continues to add costs for shippers servicing Sydney, we are working with various service providers to enable improved service levels,” the carrier said.
Maersk, the world’s largest liner operator, said it will continue to closely monitor port conditions throughout Australia and take
appropriate measures to achieve service improvements.