24 Sep
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge Trans-Tasman Trade

Further to our communications of 14th and 17th September regarding the congestion surcharge in Sydney. Please note  Hamburg Sud and Maersk have today announced that due to ongoing congestion at Sydney Port they will be implementing a Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge. This will be applied at a…

17 Sep
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge - Update 3 : CMACGM | ANL * Update *

Further to our communication of September 14th CMA CGM|ANL have decided not to instigate their Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge. This surcharge WILL NOT be applied on any Trans Tasman shipments both East and West bound. This will now only be applied as per the below guidelines ; Export cargo for…

14 Sep
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge - Update 2

Import Cargo AU to NZ Unfortunately due to the extremely limited notice that CMA CGM | ANL have given the market we have no choice but to pass this additional cost on to our valued customers effective from all vessels departing Sydney on|after September 17th. This will be applied to LCL cargo at a…

11 Sep
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge - ANL

Please be advised that due to severe congestion at Port of Sydney, ANL are implementing a Port Congestion Surcharge. This will be charged at US$ 285.00 per TEU.   This will be effective as per the below outline : Non USA trades Export cargo     for all vessels departing Sydney on or after…

10 Sep
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge - MSC

Please  note  that  MSC  will  be  introducing  a Port Congestion Surcharge on all shipments in to and out of Sydney of US$ 300.00 per TEU. This will be applied to all FCL shipments on MSC in to or out of Sydney.  The surcharge will be introduced with the following validity: Import Cargo    for…

 
17 Jan
Maersk Congestion Fee – Fos Sur Mer

We have been advised by MAERSK that with the ongoing nationwide strikes affecting all forms of transport across France it is impacting the whole transportation sector, including Maersk’s ocean and inland services. As a consequence, they are seeing significant disruptions to their network in the…

 
26 Feb 2019
USA to NZ – NYC LCL Congestion Surcharge

The New York Ports have been experiencing unprecedented challenges concerning terminal congestion. Increased container volumes, asset shortages, and driver constraints have resulted in increased drayage costs from our providers. As a result we are implementing a Congestion Surcharge as outlined…

 
1 Nov 2018
Auckland LCL Port Congestion Surcharge

As many of you will be aware a number of the trucking companies have decided to levy an approximate NZ$ 50 charge per container (varies from trucking company to trucking company) to off-set port congestion, ie the waiting time of trucks and additional administration costs. Most of these new fees are…

 
15 Mar 2018
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…

5 Mar 2018
German & UK Port Closures & Congestion – Seafreight

Both major German ports Hamburg & Bremerhaven continue to experience congestion issues due to regional booking volumes combined with bad weather. This is leading to backlogs at both German inland depots & at rail terminals of surrounding countries, ie Hungary, due to large container volumes being…

 
4 Jul 2017
Sweden Port Congestion – Stevedore Go Slow Actions

Gothenburg Port continues to experience Stevedore “Go Slow” actions with Stevedores only performing daytime shifts. The Port has now two day time shifts going again however Ship turnaround is still only 20% of what if should be. This is essentially leading to major Shipping Lines not calling…

 
23 May 2017
UK | Europe Southbound Update

Vessel space ex most of North-East Europe & UK ports are showing signs of returning back to normal as port congestion eases.  Gothenburg port, Sweden continues to be faced with intermittent strike action as the Port Stevedores Union and the Gothenburg Port Owners continue to debate employment…

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