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…

12 Oct 2020
Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Port Congestion Surcharge (Import & Export Cargo)

Further to our earlier communication around the implementation of the Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Port Congestion Surcharges. Please note that MSC have recently confirmed that this surcharge will NOT be applied to Trans-Tasman bookings. Please see below an updated table of charges. Mondiale will…

4 Jul 2020
Import|Export Seafreight Adelaide - Channel Widening Levy

We have been advised by our agents AGS, that the Adelaide Channel Widening Levy Surcharges (ACW) will increase to AUD 27.50 per TEU subject to GST for FCLs resulting in  AUD 1.50 per w|m (Min AUD 1.50) being applied for LCL, applicable to all inbound and outbound laden cargo effective 10th July 2020…

10 Jan 2020
Australian Infrastructure Charges – LCL

Australian Terminal Operators have recently announced significant increases to their already existing Terminal Infrastructure Levies. In many cases these have already come in to effect.    Regrettably Mondiale and our partner AGS are no longer able to absorb these increased costs so will be…

15 Mar 2019
Australia - Wharfies set to hit DPWA with "rolling industrial action”

Please see the below advice that we have received today.     WATERFRONT workers at the DPWA terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle have voted to take “rolling industrial action”. The actions, expected to begin on Friday of next week, follow a breakdown in negotiations towards a new…

25 Jan 2019
Port Botany - Industrial Action impacts and update

Please be advised of a possible escalation of Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) industrial action at Port Botany. While the industrial action associated with EBA negotiations has been limited to the Hutchison Terminal to date, the industrial action may now be extended to the Patrick Terminal in…

21 Dec 2018
Infrastructure Surcharge ex Australia

Due to the increasing terminal infrastructure charges in Australia the Infrastructure Surcharge on all LCL from Australia to New Zealand will be increasing to AU$ 2.50 per w/m effective January 1st, 2019.  If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact your Mondiale…

16 Nov 2017
Australian Productivity Commission FINAL Report - Collection Models for GST on Low Value Imported Go

The final inquiry report was handed to the Australian Government on 31st October 2017, then tabled in Parliament and publicly released on 9th  November 2017. Key Points; The Australian Parliament recently legislated to apply the GST to low value imported goods from July 2018, using a…

Further Increase To Infrastructure Levy in Australia By DP World From Jan 2018

STEVEDORE DP World Australia says a tough market has forced a hike in infrastructure levies at its Brisbane, Sydney (Port Botany) and Melbourne terminals. From January 1, 2018, the new per container levies for transport operators (excluding GST) will be: Brisbane $38.75 Sydney $37.65 Melbourne…

3 Nov 2017
Australian Infrastructure Levy

Please be advised that effective 13th November 2017 all cargo into Australia will attract an Infrastructure Levy fee, which will be charged to the consignee, however this fee will be applicable to the shipper in New Zealand if you are prepaying the Australian Destination charges. The Australian…

3 Oct 2017
Maersk Orign and Destination THC in Australia set to increase from 1st November

Please see as follows an advisory received from Maersk. Right click on the below link for further information:- THC Handling Charges (OHC/DHC) Scope Australia to/from World   If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact your Mondiale representative.

18 Sep 2017
DP World announce Fremantle surcharge

Mondiale have received notification of a surcharge in Fremantle for both inbound and outbound container from the end of October as per the following. Council rates and high land taxes and rents have been blamed for DP World Australia’s decision to impose an infrastructure surcharge at Fremantle.…

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