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Chassis Usage Charge at Loading

Notice of Tariff Update

Chassis Usage Charge at Loading (CHL)

Dear Valued Customer,

Please be advised that effective May 3, 2022, Ocean Network Express (ONE) will update the Chassis Usage Charge (CHL) for exports of Crabs in refrigerated (Reefer) containers from Halifax (NS), Saint John’s (NL), and Argentia (NL) and loading in Halifax, Canada. This surcharge, set at $50 USD per box, will better serve the region’s seasonal crab business by covering chassis storage and leasing costs during the remainder of the year. It will apply to both Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic trade scopes.

Applicable Categories:

Ports of Origin or Pick Up

Port of Loading


Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS

$50 per box (R2, R5)

Saint John’s, NL

Halifax, NS

$50 per box (R2, R5)

Argentia, NL

Halifax, NS

$50 per box (R2, R5)

Applicable Commodity:

Harmonized System (HS) Code: 030614 (Crabs)


We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing ONE.


Ocean Network Express (North America) Inc.


For cargo to/from Europe/Mediterranean:

Latest Basic Ocean Freight rates, Bunker Related Charges, THCs (origin or destination), Security Related charges, Peak Season Surcharges (if applicable) can be accessible at our website:

Other charges such as local charges and contingency charges may apply.


PDF version available here.