16 Jul 2015

Please note shipping lines have advised the 1st August GRI of US$ 175 per TEU has been suspended until further notice.    As a direct result, the LCL GRI will also be suspended.

6 Jun 2014
German LCL service / Rate Changes

From 1st June 2014 our LCL service from Germany will change from a weekly service on HAMBURG SUD to a twice weekly service on HAPAG LLOYD / MAERSK.  The transit time will increase from 38 days (to Auckland) to 42 - 44 days, but the oceanfreight rate will decrease by EUR 7.00 per w/m.  The rate will…

7 Dec 2012
Import USA to NZ (East Coast/US Gulf) – Possible Pending Strike Action

As a new contract has not yet been signed between the ILA and USMX we are forced to advise that effective 30th December 2012, if a port strike goes ahead, a Strike Surcharge will be introduced. This surcharge will only apply to bookings where the controlling party has requested or agreed to be…

15 Aug 2011
USA (East Coast, USA) - Southbound GRI

We have also been advised that the shipping lines servicing the East Coast, USA to NZ will be implementing a GRI also effective on the 15th of September.   This increase will be US$ 100 per TEU. At this stage there is no decision as to whether our East Coast LCL rates will alter.    We will keep…

3 Sep 2010
Middle East LCL Import Seafreight rate increases from 1st September

Please note LCL seafreight rates have increased by on average USD 5.00 – USD 8.00 per w/m. This cargo is transhipped through our Singapore agent and the increase is the result of higher costs in to Singapore from various origin points (mainly in the BAF) and increased seafreight costs from…

5 Jul 2010
North & South East Asia Rate Restoration Programme & PSS Surcharges

As advised by member lines of the Asia New Zealand Discussion Agreement (ANZDA) we wish to advise they have now agreed to implement the following RR (Rate Restoration) and PSS (Peak Season Surcharge) for 2010 : RR of USD 250 per TEU effective 15th July 2010 RR of USD 250 per TEU effective…

27 Apr 2010
General Rate Increase from South East Asia to NZ

The reduction in capacity last year has resulted in vessels remaining surprisingly full given the time of year and consequently we have received notices of a May 1st increase of up to US$ 300 per 20ft and US$ 600 per 40ft from PIL, Mitsui, Hamburg Sud, OOCL and MISC. We expect to receive the…

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