China Terminal Handling Charge

1st November 2012

Terminal Handling Charge (THC) Revision

Dear Valued Customer,

We have completed a review of our local charges and operations within the China market and announce the following changes to take effect for all containerized shipments arriving or departing China on or after 1st December 2012.


Mode New THC
20’ Dry Container RMB 750
40’ Dry Container RMB 1100
20’ Specialized Equipment RMB 800
40’ Specialized Equipment RMB 1200


Specialized Equipment is defined as any cargo shipped in FCL mode not using a dry container. Examples of Specialized Equipment being: Open Tops; Flat Racks; Reefers and Tank Containers.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support, and we look forward to being of continued service to you. Should you have questions regarding the above please do not hesitate to contact your local Sales or Customer Service representative.

Yours sincerely

Trade Management
Swire Shipping