UAFL News

  • General Rate Restoration l Zanzibar

    Dear Valued Customers, In order to maintain our regular liner vessel calls in Zanzibar, UAFL will implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) as per below: Scope: UAE to Zanzibar Quantum: USD 100/20 and USD 150/40. Effective date: Mid of May 2019 (starting M/S UBENA 4102) We thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to carrying your cargo on our .....

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  • General Rate Restoration l Far East Asia, China and East Asia to Zanzibar

    Dear Valued Customers, In order to maintain our regular liner vessel calls in Zanzibar, UAFL will implement a General Rate Restoration (GRR) as per below: Scope: Far East Asia, China and South East Asia to Zanzibar Quantum: USD 150/teu. Applied as follows: $150/teu effective 1st of May 2019 (shipped on board date) We thank you for your continued support, and .....

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  • General Rate Restoration: India to Zanzibar

    Dear Valued Customers, In order to maintain our regular liner vessel calls in Zanzibar, UAFL will implement a General Rate Restoration (GRR) as per below: Scope: INDIA to Zanzibar Quantum: USD 300/teu. Applied as follows: $150/teu effected 1st of April 2019 (shipped on board date) $150/teu effective 15 April 2019 (shipped on board date) We thank you for your .....

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  • General Rate Restoration l Zanzibar

    Dear Valued Customers, In order to maintain our regular liner vessel calls in Zanzibar, UAFL will implement a General Rate Restoration (GRR) as per below: Scope: UAE to Zanzibar Quantum: USD 300/20 and USD 300/40. Effective date: 1st of May 2019 (shipped on board date) We thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to carrying your cargo on our vessels. Yours .....

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  • CHANGES TO MIDDLE EAST EXPRESS SERVICE [MEX]

    Dear Valued Customers, In an effort to continue to meet the demands of the market and the requirements of our clients, United Africa Feeder Line [UAFL] is pleased to announce that we are recommencing our direct service into Zanzibar. In so doing we by-passing the delays and problems associated with the transshipment in East Africa – which is the current service setup. Effective 27 January .....

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  • IMPLEMENTATION OF LOW SULPHUR SURCHARGE (LSF) as from 01st Dec 18

    Dear Valued Customer, With the increased global focus on the environmentally sustainable business practice, please be advised that effective the 1st of October 2018, China’s Maritime Safety Administration has required all vessels operating in Ningbo, Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta to use a low Sulphur fuel which doesn’t exceed a 0.50% Sulphur limit. As a result, to ensure that we comply .....

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  • Implementation of Currency Adjustment Factor (CAF) ex Karachi, Pakistan

    Dear Valued Customers, Due to the economic instability in Pakistan and the fluctuation of the Pakistani Rupee versus the US Dollar; we - United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) - have lost considerable sums due to exchange losses. Hence, in order to protect ourselves from future devaluations and to recover some of the losses, we have decided to implement a Currency Adjustment Factor (CAF) as from the .....

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  • SOUTH AFRICA – CUSTOMS ADVANCED MANIFEST FEE

    Dear Valued Customers, In accordance with the New Customs Act Program (NCAP) for all cargo destined to the Republic of South Africa, all shipping lines are required to submit electronically to the South African Customs an advanced manifest, 24 hours before loading onto the vessel from which the cargo will be discharged in a South African port. Therefore, UAFL will implement a Customs Advanced .....

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  • CHANGES TO MEX 2 SERVICE

    Dear Valued Customer, With a continued focus on improved service provision, please be advised that effective the 17th of August 2018, all cargo to ZANZIBAR will be routed via MOMBASA. The new rotation will therefore be: JEBEL ALI - MOMBASA - ZANZIBAR - JEBEL ALI All cargo from India and Asia will be transshipped in Jebel Ali onto this new service. This decision was taken in light of recent .....

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  • EMERGENCY BUNKER SURCHARGE (EBS)

    Dear Valued Customers, As a result of significant increase in bunker prices throughout 2018, which has been way above our expectations, has resulted in serious increase in our cost of operation. Due to this unsustainable situation and in order to maintain our service standards and quality, UAFL has decided to implement an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) for all trade lanes and cargo types. The .....

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