24 Sep 2021
Europe | Mediterranean to NZ - LCL rate increase

Please be advised that due to carrier rate increases effective from 1st  October , a General Rate Increase (GRI) will be applied for LCL cargo from the following origins ; Italy | Spain | Portugal | France l UK l Germany* @ EUR 65.00 per wm *includes all origins which load over Germany with…

27 Aug 2020
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season 2020|21 – Europe|Mediterranean to NZ

As you will be aware MPI have released the provisional IHS which includes information which is relevant for BMSB Season 2020|21.  The full document is available to view on the MPI website Provisional Import Health Standard (IHS) for Vehicles, Machinery and Parts (VMP) Which origins are affected?…

3 Jul 2020
July Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) ex Europe | Mediterranean to New Zealand

Please be advised that notice has been received from shipping lines MSC & CMA CGM that they will be introducing the following Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) come July ; MSC from all Mediteranean & Europe origins (effective 1st July 2020)US$ 200 per 20ft | US$ 400 per 40ft Dry & Reefer containers…

18 Feb 2020
North Europe Storm Notice – “Ciara” | “Sabrine” | “Uta” & “Victoria”

North Europe continues to be subjected to heavy weather with Storms Ciara, Sabrine and Uta recently hitting the West Coast of the Continent and now storm Dennis (UK) Victoria (Germany) causing port issues with vessels being forced to cut and run from port. This may lead to delays in some shipments…

March – April Blank Sailing 2020 Program ex Europe | Mediterranean to NZ

Advice has been received from a number of Containerised Shipping Lines that there could be greater issues with vessel space and equipment shortages ex Europe and the Mediterranean to New Zealand over the course of March/April sailings. They are expecting it to be more so than in previous years at…

22 Oct 2019
MSC - PSS Announcement ex Europe

Please be advised that MSC will implement a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on the sea freight from Europe to Australia and New Zealand. Effective from the 1st Nov 2019 BL date ; Ex NWC as from APL Phoenix MA944A – ETD Hamburg 3rd Nov 2019 until further notice Ex Med as from MSC Brunella…

29 Aug 2019
BMSB 2019-2020 Season ex Germany, Netherlands & Belgium to New Zealand

As you will be aware by order of MPI all VMP (Vehicle, Machinery & Parts) cargos ex Schedule 3 countries must be treated for Brown Mamorated Sting Bug (BMSB)  during BMSB season from ETD 1st September 2019 to ETA 30th April 2020. The following advice is for all cargos ex Germany, Netherlands or…

1 Jul 2019
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. 

24 Apr 2017
FCL increases from Europe, Mediterranean and Middle East

With the continuing heavy export bookings from all of the above areas in to Asia (especially China) many of the carriers are taking the opportunity to increase rates for the month of May.  Not all have confirmed rate levels applicable from 1st May, and for those that have there is no “fixed”…

4 Apr 2017
UK/ Europe Southbound Update

Space & equipment continues to be in high demand out of the UK & Northern Europe with many Shipping Lines now not taking bookings out to mid to late April.  As a result of this Maersk Lines are implementing a price increase out of this region in the vicinities of USD100-150 per TEU effective 1st…

22 Nov 2016
MSC peak season surcharge ex Europe from 1st December

Due to heavy bookings MSC has announced a Peak Season Surcharge to Australia and New Zealand from all European Ports ofUS $100.00 per 20ft / US$ 200.00 per 40ft.

2 Jun 2015
Europe / Med port cargo delays – Congestion at Cartagena Port * update *

The recent transhipment delays in Cartagena of HAMBURG SUD service from Nth Europe / UK and Med Ports is starting to show signs of improvement. HAMBURG SUD have made considerable efforts to ensure Mondiale’s clients cargo has priority load which we have seen the majority of backlogged / multi-rolled…

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