Maersk Line will boost rates on its trade route from the Mediterranean to the Far East, effective June 1:
- From the Mediterranean, excluding Syria, to the Far East, the increase will be $150 per dry and refrigerated container.
- From Syria to the Far East, the increase will be $115 per dry and reefer container.
The container line will also raise rates on its trade from the Far East, excluding Japan, to North Europe, beginning July 1. The hike will be $750 per 20-foot-equivalent unit.