The Taiwan Low Sulphur Charge (LB) for shipment to/ from North America (USA/ Canada) will be implemented with effect from 01 January, 2019

Dear Valued Customers,

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) of Taiwan requires all foreign vessels and flag ships sailing in international routes shall utilize low sulphur fuel oil (sulphur-bearing not more than 0.5% by weight) when entering into international commercial port area under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China, Taiwan shall take effect from 1st January 2019.

Due to the compliance in new regulation, it's expected the fuel cost will increase tremendously, the low sulphur surcharge shall be certainly introduced for the additional cost recovery

Please find our Taiwan Low Sulphur Charge details as following:

-  Charge name: Taiwan Low Sulphur Charge (LB)
-  Effective date: 01 January, 2019 (Cargo Receiving (gate-in) Date)
-  Applicable coverage: shipments exported from and imported to Taiwan
-  Applicable area: North America (USA/ Canada)
-  Rate: per attachment

Thank you for your support as always.

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation