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18th April 2014

Subject: UAFL Review of Ancillary Charges

Dear All,

With reference to the above, in light of increasing operating costs it has become necessary to review our existing tariff with regards to ancillary charges.

Therefore and with effect from 1st May 2014 please ensure you are quoting, manifesting and collecting the following revised or newly introduced amounts:-

  • Hazardous Surcharge – USD 300 / teu (all HAZ cargo except IMO 1, 5.1 & 7)
  • Specials Surcharge – USD 500 / teu – applicable to Open Tops, Flat Racks, Platforms (Bolsters )
  • Onhire Fee – USD 200 / teu – applicable to all on hires at shippers request to supply food grade or flexi tank equipment
  • ISPS – USD 17 / unit – all locations except Europe
  • Seal Charge – USD 7 / unit – all locations

Should there be any doubt with reference to the application of these amended charges kindly contact the respective Trade Managers.

MANAGEMENT
UNITED AFRICA FEEDER LINE

24th February 2014

Subject: EMERGENCY VESSEL DELAY SURCHARGE – ZANZIBAR PORT

Dear Valued Customers,

Due to severe berthing congestion at the port of Zanzibar and the resultant berthing delays to our vessels, we are regrettably implementing an Emergency Vessel Delay Surcharge (EVDS) for cargo on our vessels into and out of Zanzibar.

The EVDS will be $250 per TEU for containers and S10 per CBM for break bulk. The EVDS will be applied on all import and export cargoes and will be implemented with effect from BL’s issued on CAPT COSTAS v 1313 and will remain in force until such time as the situation in Zanzibar improves.

The EVDS is to shown as a separate line item on the freight invoice and is to be collected along with payment of the sea-freight. Please ensure all relevant shippers clearly advised.

MANAGEMENT
UNITED AFRICA FEEDER LINE

14th November 2013

Subject: Rate Restoration with effect from 1st December 2013

Dear Valued Customers,

The ocean freight rates continue to be below the required level to cover basic operating costs or transportation costs on our East Africa services. Considering that current levels are unsustainable for the long term, we are announcing a rate restoration program for this trade lane.

In order to maintain a high standard service level and a comprehensive liner network, please be advised that with effect from December 01st 2013, freight rates for traffic from the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, Asia and South Africa to East Africa including Tanga and Zanzibar, will be increased by US$250/TEU and US$500/FEU for both dry and refrigerated cargo in the base ocean freight. This increase will apply on top of existing ongoing market rates and will be subject to accessorial surcharges applicable at the time of shipment.

For further information, please kindly contact our local sales representatives.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support of UAFL.

MANAGEMENT
UNITED AFRICA FEEDER LINE

13th September 2013

Subject: General Rate Increase with effect from 15th October 2013

Dear Valued Customers,

In order to maintain a high standard service level and a comprehensive liner network, please be advised that with effect from October 15th 2013, freight rates for traffic from the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, Asia and South Africa to the Comores – Moroni and Mutsamudu, will be increased by US$500/TEU and US$1000/FEU for both dry and refrigerated cargo in the base ocean freight. This increase will apply on top of existing ongoing market rates and will be subject to accessorial surcharges applicable at the time of shipment. For further information, please kindly contact our local sales representatives.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support of UAFL.

MANAGEMENT
UNITED AFRICA FEEDER LINE

United Africa Feeder Line launches India Mauritius Madagascar Africa Service (IMMA)

United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) will team up with Evergreen Line to launch the new "IMMA" Service linking the Indian Sub-Continent with Mauritius, Madagascar, South Africa and Mozambique from late April 2013.

Three 2,500 teu vessels will be deployed on the joint service. The first sailing is scheduled from Karachi (Pakistan) on the 22nd of April 2013.

The rotation of the bi-weekly service will be: Karachi – Mundra – Colombo – Port Louis – Tamatave – Durban – Maputo – Nacala – Karachi.

United Africa Feeder Line currently operates the Middle East Express (MEX) Service into East Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands, together with a number of regional feeder services. The addition of the "IMMA" Service enables UAFL to support the growing trade between ISC countries and IOI / South & East Africa, and yet again it re-emphasizes UAFL’s commitment to its customers in the region and to the region in general.

UAFL Middle East Express Service Upgrade – Direct Moroni port of call.

It is with pleasure we inform you that commencing January 2013, UAFL will upgrade the Middle East Express Service coverage to include direct calls to Moroni. This will enable us to offer transit times of between 20 -22 days from Jebel Ali, which is the fastest transit time in the market. This in turn will provide for a best in market product out of Europe, India and the Far East with significantly improved transit times.

We trust this service improvement is met with appreciation by all, as it re-affirms UAFL's long term commitment to the trade and to our customers and we count on your full support in return.

"Our team is constantly developing specialized, high-quality solutions that have sustained UAFL’s current regional status as Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands premier feeder service. We are able to ensure constant customer satisfaction through straightforward transactions, efficiency, competitive rates, value-added innovations and continuous progression. Our vessels link the Indian Ocean Islands and the East Coast of Africa with the rest of the world, providing access to global markets. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and an ability to make quick decisions to meet customer demands in a rapidly changing shipping environment."

Matthew Luckhurst
UAFL - Managing Director

  UAFL FLEET
MV MARCAMPANIA and MV ATHENS both are Cellular Container Vessels.
  UAFL ROUTES
Four key trade lanes enable UAFL to provide fortnightly frequency direct to and from ports
routes
  UAFL EXTENDED SERVICES
UAFL now handles special cargo and offers stowage consultation
extended services
contacts sailing schedule