General Information

On this web page you find an overview of the Hapag-Lloyd Tariffs. Please select from the list below what you are interested in:

Organisation Record

Organisation Name: Hapag-Lloyd AG
FMC Organisation Record: 005980
Organisation Type: VOCC
Address: Ballindamm 25, D-20095 Hamburg, Germany

Contact:  Legal department, Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 30014017                 
FAX: +49  40 30012254

Ocean Tariffs

The Hapag-Lloyd Ocean Tariff consists of 2 parts:

  1. Rules and Regulations
  2. Ocean Rates and Surcharges according to the different trades

Details can be found under Tariff Records. All information contained in the tariff is true and accurate and no unlawful alteration will be permitted.

For further information regarding ocean or inland freight please contact the respective Sales Office in the Area.

Inland Tariffs

The Hapag-Lloyd Inland Tariffs contain rate information on land freights, surcharges and additionals, rules and regulations.

Bill of Lading Tariff

For legal requirements the Terms and Conditions are published for Bill of Ladings and SeaWaybills.

Essential Terms

Essential Terms are part of service contracts.

Local Charges / Service Fees

Please find details per country in the list of the respective Region/Continent under Local Charges/Service Fees.

Definition of Freight All Kind (FAK)

Freight all kind (FAK) rates are applicable for all commodities without specific rate guidelines, except for:

  • IMDG Cargo including of classes 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and radioactive material of class 7
  • Amber listed waste
  • Scrap and all material classified as waste
  • Ad Valorem Cargo; Silver Bars, Bullions, Bank Notes, Coins and other forms of currency
  • Beer, Spirits, Wine
  • Agricultural products to include grains, seeds, beans, peas, lentils and pulses
  • Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Dried Fruits and Nuts
  • Hides, Live Animals and Plants
  • Resin
  • Tobacco and Tobacco manufactured cargos like Cigarettes, Cigars
  • Used and New Autos, Auto Parts, Gaming Machines, Tiles, Marble, Granite, Stone Blocks
  • Consolidated Cargo
  • Military, Police or other Government Cargo
  • Oversized Cargo moving on/in Special Equipment
  • Shipper Owned Empty Containers; Tank Containers
  • Flexi tanks, Flexi bags
  • Transpacific Westbound Trade - Peat Moss

Additional exceptions for temperature controlled cargo:

  • Chemicals hazardous or harmless
  • Hazardous cargo
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Blood plasma
  • High value cargo (cargo value as of USD 500,000 per container)
  • Controlled Atmosphere
  • Dehumidification
  • Cold Treatment
  • Restricted reefer commodities, e.g. ammonium, tetramethylammonium hydroxide, raw rubber, mint/menthol, phenol,
  • fertilizer, lime split, urea, albuminoidal substances, modified starches, enzymes
  • Transpacific Westbound Trade – Grapes, Blueberries, Cranberries, Apples, Stone Fruits (apricots, peaches, plums, cherries, nectarines), Seafood.
  • Transatlantic Eastbound Trade - Seafood
  • Specific commodity guidelines can vary by trade and geographical scope.


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