4/1 General Rate Increase for Baltic and N. Europe to USEC & Gulf

March 13, 2017
By Danielle Leonard


Carriers that service the Baltic and North European lanes have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective April 1, 2017. The following amounts are all in USD and apply to all freight originating in Baltic and North European ports.

The following are the ports affected by this GRI:


  • Estonia: Tallin
  • Poland: Gdansk, Gdynia, Szcezecin
  • Russia: Arkhangelsk, Kalingrad, Kronstad, Saint Petersburg/Leningrad (CIS Port), Ust-Luga
  • Lithuania: Klaipeda
  • Latvia: Riga (CIS Port)

North Europe

  • Belgium: Antwerp, Zeebrugge
  • France: Bassens(Bordeaux), LeHavre, Dunkirk, La Pallice, La Rochelle, Montoir, Brest, Rouen
  • Faroe Islands: Thorshavn
  • Germany: Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Wilhelmshaven
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin
  • Netherlands: Rotterdam
  • United Kingdom: Belfast, Bristol, Felixstowe, Grangemouth, Liverpool, London (London Gateway Port), Southampton, Teesport, Thames Port, Tilbury, Tyne (South Shields)

General Rate Increase

  • Applies to shipments moving from the origin ports listed above to all U.S. East Coast and Gulf ports
  • Effective April 1, 2017
Equip. USD
20 ft $1300
40 ft $1500
40 ft HC $1500

Mohawk Global Logistics will continue to work with carriers to mitigate these charges wherever possible.