UAFL News

  • 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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  • United Africa Feeder Line UAE LLC - revise Documentation Charges

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  • Increase of Liner In and Liner Out charges in Moroni

    Dear Valued Customers, Please note that the authorities in Moroni have decided to apply a 10% VAT on all shipping services with effect from 24/03/18, including but not limited to Liner in/Liner out charges, container handling charges, port storage (incl. empty containers) etc. As a result of this VAT implementation the current surcharges are no longer covering the corresponding costs and UAFL will .....

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  • ISPS surcharge adjustment with effect 01st May 2018

    Dear Valued Customers In order to be able to maintain its current product offering, please note that UAFL will adjust the ISPS surcharge to USD 20 per container with effect from 01st May 2018 (shipped on board date). Scope: All shipments Quantum: USD 20 per 20’ / USD 20 per 40’ (dry and refrigerated) Effective date: 01st May 2018 (shipped on board date) For further .....

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  • New Service Announcement - Mukalla

    Dear Valued Customers As part of our continuous drive to offer differentiated service solutions to a wide range of ports in the Indian Ocean Region, we are pleased to inform you of a new service offering from Jebel Ali (UAE) to Mukalla (Yemen) with immediate effect. Mukalla is a seaport and the capital city of Yemen's Hadhramaut governorate. The city is located in the southern part of Arabia .....

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