<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://dc.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=248564&amp;fmt=gif">
See Xeneta in action
Learn more about the platform in your own way.
demo-demo
Customized Product Tour

Schedule a personalized demo of the Xeneta platform tailored to match your container shipping and air cargo procurement strategy.
Schedule Now
demo-network
Live Group Product Tour

Shed light on the volatile container shipping and air cargo market with real-time, neutral freight rate data. Join our weekly LIVE 15-minute group demo to see for yourself.
Sign up Here
here. 

" >
here. 

" data-form-redirect="https://www.xeneta.com/xeneta-live-group-demo-thank-you-" >
0 min read

Security Surcharge

In terms of the ISPS code, shipping lines, ports and terminals are required to place appropriate security officers/personnel on each ship, in each port facility and in each shipping company to prepare and to put into effect the security plans that will be implemented.

There is a lot of manpower, planning and equipment that goes into the implementation of the ISPS code and to ensure the safety and security of the ship’s crew and the staff in the port.

In order to cover these costs, the shipping lines charge a Security Surcharge (also known as ISPS surcharge).

A customer might get charged ISPS surcharge in the form of Carrier Security Fee and/or Terminal Security Charge and the quantum of this charge levied by the shipping line varies depending on the port of call as some of these costs are variable.

← Back to Index