CALCUTTA/KOLKATA IMPORT NOTICE: Low Water Surcharge
According to the circular issued by the Calcutta/Kolkata feeder operators/shipping lines/shipping agents/vessel operators/carriers pertaining to ¡®Low Water Surcharge¡¯ (LWS) due to poor draft season (Attached docs for your reference).
The surcharge has been implemented to subsidize their low capacity utilization.
As per attached circular LWS quantum is USD 120 /20¡¯ and USD 240 / 40¡¯.
Hence for LCL cargo: USD 6 / WM as LWS for all shipments to and from KOLKATA will be chargeable
Effective from 1st Nov¡¯11. (AS AGREED BY THE FREIGHT FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION IN INDIA)
Management Macnels Singapore C/O Macnels Calcutta/Kolkata