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Maintenance of web services

Please note that you might expect some problems accessing due to maintenance of our web based services on the April 25th and May 2nd during 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm. Thanks your understanding.


More than just FCL...

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USA & Canada - General Rate Increase LCL Export

Dear valued Customer, We would like to inform you that we will increase our Export rates for LCL cargo for following trade lane as per 1st of April 2019:

USA & Canada [PDF]


Japan - Temporary IMO restriction

Dear valued Customers, we would like to inform you herewith that this year there will be an unusual long golden week in Japan, since the celebrations of the new emperor ascending the throne will be held during this time. [PDF]


Export LCL Mexico - Peak Season Surcharge

We would like to inform you that as of March, 1st 2019 we will implement a Peak Season Surcharge for LCL Exports to Mexico. [PDF]


Export LCL - Algeria Dangerous cargoes accepted again

We are pleased to announce that we can accept Dangerous Cargo to Algiers with immediate effect. [PDF]


Montreal Port Congestion Surcharge

In view of the ongoing disruption to maritime traffic in the St. Lawrence River resulting in congestion at the port of Montreal above the seasonal norm, we will implement a Port Congestion Surcharge for all Westbound traffic transiting Montreal [PDF]


Export LCL Angola - hazardous cargo to Luanda

We are pleased to inform you that we are able to load dangerous cargoes to Luanda, Angola
with immediate effect. [PDF]


Extended opening hours for the pick up of your import cargoes

Dear valuable clients, as from January, 28th 2019 PCH offers extended opening hours for the pick up of your import cargoes at PCH, Wollkämmereistrasse 1. [PDF]


UPDATE - Montreal Low Water Surcharge

Dear valued Customer, the St. Lawrence River water levels have decreased considerably, with latest forecasts by the Canadian Coast Guard predicting further reductions. We therefore would like to inform you that we will implement a Low Water Surcharge for all cargo moving to and via the port of Montreal, starting with the following departure: MV „OOCL Montreal“ ets. 05.01.2019 [PDF]


Holiday Season 2018/2019

Please take note of the German national holidays and our opening hours for the upcoming holiday season. [PDF]


Export LCL South Africa Manifest Admin Fee

Please find our actual information about the implementation of a Manifest Admin Fee for South Africa. [PDF]


LCL Export Ghana EPA Notice

We would like to inform you about a change in regulations effective from 01st of November 2018
(Bill of Lading Date at Port of Loading) for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and tyres imported into Ghana. [PDF]


UPDATE - Export Ivory Coast: Certificate of Conformity

We would like to inform you that the Ivorian government has decided to suspend the Verification of Conformity (VOC) programme until January, 1st 2019 with immediate effect. [PDF]


Emergency Port Congestion LCL Export Nigeria

We herewith like to inform you that as of October, 15th 2018 we will implement an Emergency Port Congestion Surcharge for LCL Exports to Lagos/ Tincan Island/ Apapa. [PDF]



Qatar Ports Management Company (MWANI) announced maximum weight and dimension of packages sent to Hamad, Qatar. All packages exceeding weight or single-dimension are subject to pre-approval by MWANI. [PDF]


Export LCL Ghana - Spotlight on Accra + Takoradi

We are delighted to inform you that we are able to offer you exceptionally competitive rates to Accra and Takoradi via Tema from 1st October 2018. [PDF]


General Rate Announcement LCL Export

Please find our actual rate announcement for LCL Export [PDF]


Export Nigeria

We like to inform you about the present situation in Lagos, Nigeria [PDF]


New opening hours Fridays in Hamburg & Bremen

Dear valued Customer, We would like to inform you about our new opening hours in Hamburg & Bremen on Fridays.
From September 7th, our teams in Hamburg and Bremen will be available on Fridays from 7:30 am up to 16:00 pm. [PDF]


UPDATE - Montreal Low Water Surcharge

We like to update you on the Low Water Surcharge for all cargoes to and via Montreal. [PDF]


New weekly direct service to Asunción, Paraguay

SACO Shipping is proud to announce its new weekly direct “all water” service to Asuncion / Paraguay. [PDF]


Export Ghana – Cargo Tracking Note – UPDATE

As per Bill of Lading date September, 1st 2018 Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) requires a Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) for all cargoes to be imported into Ghana.
ATTENTION! This rule has been postponed to start on October, 15th 2018! [PDF]


UPDATE Export Australia - Seasonal Fumigation for Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

Please find our updated information about seasonal fumigation for Australia. [PDF]


Peak Season Surcharge LCL Export Nigeria

Please be informed about the Peak Season Surcharge for Nigeria effective with B/L Date September, 1st 2018. [PDF]