UAFL News

  • SEA CARGO MANIFEST TRANSSHIPMENT REGULATION - FOR CARGO TO INDIA

    To all our Business Partners, Please be advised that effective 1 Aug 2019 – the new India manifest regulation will come into effect. What this simply means is that we will now require all shipping instructions for cargo to, and from India should have the following information: • HS Code (6-digit HS harmonized code) • IEC (Importer Exporter code) of Consignee for Imports to India; or Shipper .....

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  • IMO LOW SULPHUR REGULATION – 1ST JANUARY 2020. IMO 2020.

    To all clients, shippers, and business partners of UAFL Dear Shipper / Valued Client, On 1st January 2020 the biggest single change to ever confront the Shipping Industry, the introduction of IMO 2020/ The Sulphur Cap, will come into effect. This change will affect all ships in the world, no matter the Ship type, and all Carriers will have to comply. The aim of this new regulation is to reduce .....

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  • Operation Cost Recovery (OCR) effective from 15th July 2019

    Dear Valued customer, We would like to inform you that UAFL will be implementing Operation Cost Recovery applicable on freight payer account to cargo bound for Berbera, Somaliland. Operation Cost Recovery : 20’ USD130 40’ USD195 Effective from 15th July 2019 (Shipped onboard date), until further notice. We thank you for your kind support on UAFL. We also expect your kind understanding& .....

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  • War Risk Surcharge [WRS] – Middle East effective 07th July 2019

    Dear Valued Customers, Given the latest incidents in the Gulf of Oman; most of the shipping lines that are operating in the Middle East have been hit by an increasing insurance cost that has impacted our current costing structure which led to considerable increase in our operating costs. Hence, United Africa Feeder Line [UAFL] will implement a War Risk Surcharge [WRS] in order to recover those costs, .....

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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 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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