Thursday, 17 September 2009

Rate rises everywhere and always a quay full of vessels!

I thought I'd post these links seen as we're not far away from the annual pay talks and the company will be telling us how hard their customers are pushing them on the fees charged.

Hapag announces rate rises
Damian BrettGerman shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has announced rate increases on two trades and a new dangerous goods premium.

MSC plans Asia-Europe rate increase
Damian BrettShipping line MSC has announced plans to up Asia-Europe rates from 1 October.

Coscon hikes Europe-Australia rates
Damian BrettCoscon has unveiled plans to increase rates on services between Australia and Europe.

Maersk Line increases rates to west Africa
By Damian BrettMaersk Line has announced rate increases on its eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea services to west Africa from 1 October.

Evergreen to increase transatlantic rates
By Damian BrettEvergreen Line has unveiled rate increases on its services from northern Europe to the east coast of South America.

CMA CGM unveils further rate increases
By Damian BrettFrench shipping line CMA CGM has announced rate increases on the north Europe to Asia and the Middle East and Red Sea trades.


Youmakemelaff said...

Keeping our Jobs is more important than a small pay rise that could put more pressure on the company.

C Shift Tug rep said...

Matt you are one of the biggest moaners when it comes to pay rises and what the union are doing for us.
I'm sure you'll be at the front of the queue telling me what a bunch of tossers the union are when/if we don't get a pay rise.

Anonymous said...

if we get a 4% pay rise this year
we still won't be on par with our earnings at the start of the year!!

Anonymous said...

This port is making a profit in " these hard times ". So of cause we deserve a pay rise after all the sacrifices that we have made.