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  • Apr 24

    Air NZ - Import Airfreight delays ex Shanghai

    As you may have seen on the news recently Air NZ are having mechanical issues with their Dreamliner aircraft. This has now affected our PVG (Shanghai) cargo to Auckland. Currently we have some bookings held in Shanghai and have also been advised that Air NZ are not taking bookings at this time until… » more posted: 2 days 16.7 hours ago

  • Apr 19

    Update on Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port Company - Strike notices withdrawn

    As you may be aware, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have reached an agreement which has resulted in the planned industrial action for Friday April 20th April 2018 – Tuesday 24th April 2018 & Thursday 26th April 2018 – Sunday 29th April 2018 being… » more posted: 1 week 16.9 hours ago

  • Apr 19

    Dense fog blankets North China, disrupting port calls

    Mondiale has received the following notice affecting North China ports. Shippers using the North Chinese ports of Shanghai and Ningbo can expect delays over the next few weeks as a blanket of dense fog envelops the region and carriers struggle to maintain schedules. Lengthy vessel delays are being… » more posted: 1 week 18.6 hours ago

  • Apr 12

    Upcoming Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

    As you may be aware, there is further industrial action planned at Lyttelton Port (LPC). We understand that the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have rejected offers made by the Port to date and have therefore served another two strike notices which will result in the Port being closed on… » more posted: 2 weeks 15.9 hours ago

  • Mar 22

    USA to NZ – Chassis Fee Increase

    We have been advised from our USA Agent Brennan Int’l that chassis leasing companies and drayage companies continue to experience rising labor cost, maintenance costs, and equipment inventory management cost which has resulted in increases to the chassis rental|usage rates. To cover the increased… » more posted: 1 month 4.7 days ago

  • Mar 22

    Update 8 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

    Unfortunately we have been advised by the Port of Lyttelton that the planned industrial action commenced overnight and strike notices remain in place 21st – 25th March 2018. We understand that there will be no industrial action the following week Monday March 26th to Monday 2nd April 2018… » more posted: 1 month 4.7 days ago

  • Mar 19

    Update 7 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

    Unfortunately we have been advised by the Port of Lyttelton that there has been no change to the impending industrial action following the recent negotiations with the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU). The Port of Lyttelton remains fully operational up until 2300 Tuesday 20th March 2018,… » more posted: 1 month 1 week ago

  • Mar 16

    Hamburg – Auckland (LCL Pricing Update)

    Our German groupage carrier, Hamburg Sud Lines, has announced that from 1st April they intend to increase our oceanfreight pricing ex Hamburg to Auckland. This will lead to an increase of EUR 2.00 per w/m on all current LCL pricing for origin receipts that feed over|loading Hamburg. This is on the… » more posted: 1 month 1.4 weeks ago

  • Mar 15

    USA (Midwest) to NZ – introduction of a Congestion Surcharge

    We have been advised by our agents Brennan Interntional that the USA Midwest (especially Chicago) has been experiencing unprecedented challenges concerning rail congestion, delays, and drayage capacity. Increased demand, asset shortages, driver constraints and severe weather conditions have quickly… » more posted: 1 month 1.6 weeks ago

  • Mar 15

    Update 6 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

    Further to earlier advice, we have now received advice from Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) that all port services will resume at Lyttelton Port from midnight Wednesday 14th March until 11.00PM Tuesday 20th of March. LPC have advised as follows: LPC is pleased to advise that Lyttelton Port will… » more posted: 1 month 1.6 weeks ago

  • Mar 12

    Update 5 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port reinstated

    Please see the below notice we have received from the Ports of Lyttetlon. Please contact your Mondiale representative if more information is required. CUSTOMER NOTICE - 12 March 2018Lyttelton Port disappointed Union strikes to proceed from midnight Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is very disappointed… » more posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

  • Mar 08

    Update 4 : Withdrawal of 9th-12th March Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

    CUSTOMER NOTICE - URGENT UPDATE - INDUSTRIAL ACTION AT LYTTELTON PORT This is to advise that Lyttelton Port has just received the withdrawal of strike notices by the RMTU from Friday 9 March to Monday 12 March inclusive. We will now work closely with individual customers to see if they are able to… » more posted: 1 month 2.6 weeks ago