In view of the peak demand, this is to advise that OOCL will implement a Peak Season Surcharge of US$ 450 per TEU, applicable to all shipments from Asia to Europe effective from January 8, 2014. 

It covers shipments from Far East (excluding Japan), India Sub-Continent and Middle East to North Europe, Mediterranean and the Black Sea. This surcharge will be applied on top of our (OOCL) rate offer.