31 Mar
Suez Canal Delays – Update 2

Further to our earlier notice with the good news that the Ever Given vessel was re-floated and on its way to anchorage. Traffic through the Suez Canal has now commenced. The southbound convoy entered the canal with 48 vessels that moved from Port Said anchorage. The northbound convoy is to follow…

USA to New Zealand – LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge)

Please be advised that the IMO2020 Low Sulphur Surcharge ex all USA origins to New Zealand will be set at US$ 9 per w|m effective the 1st April 2021.  

30 Mar
Suez Canal Delays - Update

Overnight news has been received that the 20,388 TEU vessel Ever Given has now been re-floated and making her way to Great Bitter Lake. The Suez Canal is expected to be re-opened within the next 24 hours.  There is however still major congestion and forthcoming delays are expected as  the 357…

26 Mar
Suez Canal Delays

Due to an incident occurring on Tuesday March 23rd  the Suez Canal passage is currently blocked to vessels in both directions. A container ship operated by Evergreen Marine was knocked off course by strong winds and a sandstorm leading to a mega-vessel be wedged sideways within the canal.   Whilst…

25 Mar
Mondiale’s New Merger Name

To our valued customers, you will have received the very positive news approximately two weeks ago that Mondiale is merging with Visa Global Logistics. For you, here in NZ it is very important that you know it will be “business as usual”.       One change that we wish to make you aware of is our…

24 Mar
Australia to New Zealand LCL Rate Increase

Please be advised that due  to increasing ocean freight costs on the Trans-Tasman import trade, Mondiale wish to advise that all LCL rates from Australia to New Zealand will increase by AU$ 5.00 per w|m with effect 1st April 2021. If you need further information on this please do not hesitate to…

1 Mar
COVID Level 3 (Auckland) | Level 2 Rest of the Country

As announced on the weekend, Auckland has moved up to alert level 3 and the rest of the country is alert level 2. From an Auckland perspective we have initiated our business continuity plan. As an essential service Mondiale will continue to ensure the supply chain integrity for our clients is…

 
26 Feb
Important Mondiale Merger Announcement

It is with great pleasure that we announce a major development within our company. Mondiale Freight Services Limited has agreed to merge with a major Australian-based freight and logistics company, VISA Global Logistics Pty Ltd. Our merged entity will form one of the largest International transport…

24 Feb
USA to New Zealand – Origin Congestion Surcharge Increase

The chronic congestion at the ports, container terminals and rail yards across the USA continue to have a major impact on the supply chain. The reason for congestion include the Covid pandemic, labour shortages, truck power shortages, surges of import volumes, vessel berthing delays, equipment…

USA|Canada to New Zealand – General Rate Increase

Please note we have been advised by various shipping lines that there will be a GRI applied at below levels depending on the carrier ; USD 200 - 300 per 20ft USD 400 - 600 per 40ft   As a direct result of this FCL increase, all LCL rates will increase by USD 8.00 per w|m. This increase comes into…

15 Feb
COVID Level 3 (Auckland) | Level 2 Rest of the Country

As announced yesterday New Zealand has moved up alert levels, and from an Auckland perspective we have initiated our business continuity plan. As an essential service Mondiale will continue to ensure the supply chain integrity for our clients is maintained. Further reference on current alert…

9 Feb
Port of Tauranga Update - Extended Delivery Profile Northbound Cargo

Please note that we have been advised by the Port of Tauranga that recent train schedule restructuring has resulted in an expected extension to the delivery profile for northbound cargo moving from Port of Tauranga to Metroport Auckland over the coming weeks. We understand that Port of Tauranga and…

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