23 Aug
Update on BMSB Season ex Italy for NZ

As you will be aware all risk cargo from Italy must be treated offshore during BMSB season from ETD 1st September 2019 to ETA 30th April 2020. The Italian offshore treatment providers have very strict guidelines on how containers should be packed to ensure the treatment is effective so please take…

2 Aug
Low Value Goods

The Government is to close a loophole that gives offshore companies an advantage by not requiring them to collect GST on all goods sold to local consumers. The proposed date for these changes has been extended to 1st Dec 2019 to allow offshore vendors more time to register and set up their systems.…

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Update

Further to our notice sent out on the 1st of August on this subject matter please find below more information supplied by Bio Security New Zealand.    Biosecurity New Zealand has sent a stark message to shippers, agents, and importers that imported cargo must meet new rules intended to keep brown…

1 Aug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season 2019|20 ** IMPORTANT PLEASE READ **

Please find enclosed advice from the NZ Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) which advises of important changes which will apply to the BMSB Season for 2019|20. The 2019/20 BMSB season for New Zealand is from ETD 1st September 2019 to ETA 30th April 2020. It is important that you read this notice…

Export Seafreight – NZ Origin Terminal Handling Charge increase

We wish to advise that the Export Seafreight OTHC will be increasing to NZ$ 13 per w|m (currently NZ$ 12 per w|m) as of the 1st of August 2019.

9 Jul
CBAFF notice - New stink bug rules released

Please see below the CBAFF notice on new Stink Bug rules. If you have any queries please contact your Mondiale representative. Biosecurity New Zealand has provisionally released new rules intended to keep brown marmorated stink bugs out of New Zealand. The new regulations will apply to this year's…

5 Jul
New Aviation Security Regulations - Germany

Unsecured Cargo -  Drums/ Jerricans/ IBC Container etc… Containing Liquids Please note due to new Germany Government Air Regulations that came into effect 1st July 2019 - the special securing method ETD (Explosive Trace Detection) will be forbidden in Germany. This effects cargos presented in…

4 Jul
Fumigation Treatment Certificate ex China

We have been informed by MPI that Fumigation Treatment Certificates for imports from China have to carry the endorse logo by the General Administration of China Customs (GACC) on the top left corner of the certificate and bear the stamp by the issuing branch on the original certificate. Any…

3 Jul
GST on low value imported goods

Please review the update from the IRD on the new GST on low-value imported goods measure. On the 17th of June Cabinet agreed to give offshore businesses until 1st December 2019 to get their systems ready for the new GST on low-value imported goods measure. For more information please follow this…

2 Jul
Importing of Bulk Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)

If you want to import a bulk hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) into New Zealand after 31st December 2019, you will need a permit. 'Bulk HFC' means a container of new or recycled HFC gas in an unprocessed form, alone or in a mixture. You need permits for both new and recycled bulk HFCs. The definition of bulk…

1 Jul
Antwerp | Rotterdam : LCL Pricing Increase

Due to on going BAF pressure Mondiale will be increasing our LCL seafreight pricing by EUR 2.00 per w|m with effect from the 15th of July. This will affect pricing into Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Please contact your Mondiale Representative should you have any concerns or queries. 

18 Jun
Ports of Auckland Notice : Missed VBS Bookings Charge

The Ports of Auckland (POAL) have implemented a charge of $75.00 +GST for missed VBS bookings unless it is cancelled within an allocated time for both imports and exports. If a booking is missed which was beyond Mondiale’s control (e.g. a container was not ready for pick up at an advised time) the…

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