US shipper launches $270k D&D claim against carrier and terminal operator
An aggrieved shipper in the US, Eucatex North America Inc, filed a complaint yesterday with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), claiming CMA CGM and Fenix Marine Services (FMS) charged exorbitant detention and demurrage (D&D) fees for 43 containers.
Eucatex, a home floor and fittings specialist, booked cargo in October 2020 from, São Paulo, Brazil, to Long Beach, California, through Blu Logistics and French liner operator CMA CGM.
In its complaint, Eucatex outlines …
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15 September 2021, 16:02