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Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)

The emergency bunker surcharge represents the last-minute charge for fuel increased prices.

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What is an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)?

If the actual fuel price is higher than originally planned, the carrier will set a surcharge to compensate. Apart from the fuel price change, the emergency bunker surcharge can also depend on the tradeline and the type of container on which the freight is being moved.

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