Soda ash exports to be subject to immediate surcharge for ship fuel [UPDATE]

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 20 September 2019

A major US exporter of soda ash has responded to a new United Nations regulation by imposing a fuel surcharge on shipments of its exports with immediate effect.

American Natural Soda Ash Corp (Ansac), a soda ash exporter based in the United States, is implementing a surcharge on shipping fuel which will be put into effect immediately, according to a company statement.

The move is a reaction to an impending regulation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a...

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