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Considering the increased risk situation around the Middle East, especially for cargo moving through the Hormuz strait/Gulf of Aden/Persian Gulf,

COSCO SHIPPING LINES decided to implement a WRS (War Risk Surcharge) for all shipments of AET trade on ocean freight payer’s account and effective as from 21/07/2019 till further notice.

Amount: $ 50,- per TEU Effective as from 21/07/2019;


1. Gulf area includes: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia (Eastern Coastal), Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates & Oman.

2. Europe includes: North West Europe and Mediterranean countries involved. WRS is floating and will be reviewed till further notice. It will invoiced on top of basic ocean freight and other surcharges.

3.      For Syria inbound shipments, a WRS of $ 74,- / $ 148,- will be implemented.

We draw your attention to our new storage charges valid as from 1st of February 2019.  New charges will be applicable for containers loaded on or discharged from vessel as from 1st of February 2019.

Please be informed that as from 01.12.2018, COSCO Shipping Lines will apply an EIS (equipment imbalance charge) for shipments from Europe to Indonesia of usd 20/20’ and usd 30/40’.

Providing total inland solutions

Being one of the leading Shipping companies in the world, COSCO is dedicated to offer their customers the best possible beyond the gate service.


Cosco provides daily links with all hinterland locations of the various ports in Europe, making use of the large inland terminal network 

Our service does not begin or stop in the Sea ports. Cosco is dedicated to offer a full supply chain, including inland transport.

Concept : COSCO has set up the logistics department to assist and facilitate on inland connection and administration for the customers

  • Documentation and customs clearance
  • Equipment controll
  • On- and pre carriage to inland hubs or door deliveries by making use of
    • Truck
    • Barge
    • Rail
    • Feeder
    • Or a combination

Benefits :

  • One stop shop from cargo discharged from sea going vessel to the final destinations where the cargo is delivered to
  • Economies of scale
  • Increased efficiency of connectivity between terminal operations and hinterland transport
  • Thorough local knowledge of hinterland logistics


Cosco Inland network