Extra charges on heavy cargoes cause mineral shipping delays
Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Shipping companies are charging an additional handling fee for loading heavy cargoes in China, further increasing shipping costs for many minerals buyers and leading to some delivery delays.
Extra charges to load heavy cargoes in containers are
pushing freight rates even higher, while some minerals
deliveries were delayed as buyers refused to accept the new
Shipping companies are charging an additional fee on top of
their regular freight rate to load cargoes exceeding 17 tonnes