10/25/18

BBC Chartering increases service capacity and fleet capability

Following the growing demand for our global project shipping solutions we are pleased to announce to operate additional capacity and heavy lift tonnage in our global “apac service” scheme. We are also pleased to provide additional value to our customers through our fleet which now features vessels with lifting capacities up to 1,400 metric tons. With this we are excited to bring many new possibilities to shippers worldwide – serving any port, any cargo.  

As a direct result of this, please note that we increase our service frequency on the BBC Americana Line European Service and BBC Andino Express Line European Service providing a bi-weekly service with immediate effect. Be informed about the imminent sailings below. As usual, port calls can deviate or may be added as this might be required on an inducement basis. 

Please visit our website to stay updated on changes regarding our liner schedules or our fleet list. For inquires and bookings please contact our chartering desk in Leer under +49 (491) 925 20 90 or leer at bbc-chartering.com

10/18/18

Surcharge increase effective November 18, 2018

Dear Customer,

BBC Chartering announces it will be implementing an increase in the following surcharges effective November 18, 2018. The new surcharges will apply to all southbound and northbound shipments for the liner services between the United States and West Coast South America (Ecuador, Peru and Chile) and East Coast South America (Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay)

- Low Sulfur Surcharge

Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD 13.50 W/M (1,000kg/1cbm)
20 Foot Container (All Types) USD 80.00
40 Foot Container (All Types) USD 130.00

- Panama Canal Surcharge (Applicable to/from West Coast South America)

Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD 29.00 W/M (1,000kg/1cbm)
20 Foot Container (All Types) USD 230.00
40 Foot Container (All Types) USD 400.00

- Hazardous Surcharge:

Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD 10.00 W/M (1,000kg/1cbm) Minimum USD 10.00
20 Foot Container (All Types) USD 200.00
40 Foot Container (All Types) USD 300.00

The surcharge applies to the total ocean freight of the actual hazardous portion.

We thank you and truly value your continued support.

07/03/18

Bunker Surcharge Announcement

Dear Customers,

BBC Chartering announces it will be implementing a Bunker Surcharge effective August 3, 2018. The surcharge will apply to all shipments for the liner services between the United States and West Coast South America (Ecuador, Peru and Chile) and East Coast South America (Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay)

Surcharges to apply as follows:

Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD 35.00 W/M (1,000kg/1cbm)

20 Foot Container (All Types) USD 50.00

40 Foot Container (All Types) USD 100.00

We thank you and truly value your continued support.

10/12/15

Change in our Shanghai office

Dear Customers,

Due to an organizational change in our Shanghai office we take this opportunity to announce that from October 1st on, our subsidiary in China will be headed by Mr. Danny Xue as the new General Manager. Also effective immediately, the chartering activities will be headed by Mr. David Lloreda Calero as Commercial Manager. Contact details of the office and the project, operations and technical staff remain unchanged. In the familiar manner, our Chinese team looks forward to giving highest care and best assistance to our Chinese customers.

For a list of contact details of our Chinese office team please visit:
https://www.bbc-chartering.com/informations/contact/asia/shanghai.html

04/17/13

General Rate Increase Notice

Dear Customers,
We would like to inform you that, due to the sustained rise in operational costs, BBC Andino Express Line will be implementing a General Rate Increase effective May 17, 2013, applicable to all break-bulk/project cargo shipments from US Gulf ports and Mexico (Veracruz, Tampico, Altamira) to West Coast South America (Ecuador, Peru and Chile).


GRI to apply as follows:
Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD$ 5.00 W/M

Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at: +1 (713) 668-4020 or houston at bbc-liner.com

Respectfully,
BBC Andino Express Line

04/17/13

Peruvian Surcharge Notice

Dear Customers,

Please be informed that OSITRANS (Organismo Supervisor de la Inversion en Infraestructura de Transporte Publico) issued a Resolution of Board of Directors dated March 25, 2013 granting APM Terminal an increased tariff for project cargoes, with effect 10 business days after the article was published in Peru last April 4, 2013 on the official newspaper “El PERUANO”, see attached article or visit http://www.ositran.gob.pe


Based on this development, BBC Andino Express Line will be implementing the following surcharge effective May 17, 2013:
Stevedoring Surcharge: $10.00W/M applicable to single units or pieces over 35mts/50cbm (whichever is greater) exclusive to Callao, Peru.


Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at: +1 (713) 668-4020 or houston at bbc-liner.com

Original Newspaper Article

Respectfully,
BBC Andino Express Line

04/16/12

Temporary Emergency Phytosanitary Ordinance by Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) of Chile

Dear Clients:
Please be advised that Chilean Agriculture and Livestock Authority (“SAG”) has recently issued a provisional regulation to control the entry into Chile of two pests, the Asian Gypsy Moth and the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug.

The regulations apply to any product that consists of used clothes, toys and used vehicles (cars, trucks, machinery among others) that are imported to Chile from USA, China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan. The aforementioned goods must carry an original Phytosanitary Treatment Certificate, which has to be presented to SAG upon arrival to Chile.

It is required for the certificate to contain the following:

  • Name of company that carried out the treatment
  • Name and address of exporting Company
  • Date when treatment was carried out, which must be applied at place of origin, with max. 5 days prior to loading.
  • Description of treated commodity type and quantity
  • Treatment applied to goods (indicating product applied, dose, minimum temperature of process and exposure time)

If you intend to carry any goods described above, please immediately contact the Carrier for further clarification at. Also keep in mind that according to BBC Bills of Lading Clause 11(b) shippers are responsible for all costs and expenses of fumigation.

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05/04/12

Bunker Increase Announcement

Dear Customers,

BBC Chartering announces bunker surcharge increase effective June 4th, 2012; applicable to the liner services from US Gulf ports and Mexico (Veracruz, Tampico, Altamira) under BBC Andino Express Line to West Coast South America (Ecuador, Peru and Chile) and BBC Americana Line to East Coast South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay).

Surcharges to apply as follows:

  • Bunker Surcharge Effective June 4th, 2012
  • Break-bulk / Project Cargo USD$58.00 W/M (1,000kg/1cbm)

Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
+1 (713) 668-4020 or houston at bbc-liner.com

 

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