22 Oct
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
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
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…

3 Mar 2017
UK/ Europe Space & Equipment Situation

Currently all shipping lines ex UK & Northern Europe Ports are experiencing larger than normal export volumes which is leading to space and equipment shortages.  We would advise you to allow greater lead times when placing orders (up to 2 weeks additional) to allow sufficent time to book space &…

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 /…

11 Dec 2014
Delays out of Europe / Italy

Please note we have been advised by Maersk that they do not have any equipment available ex Germany until the first or second week of January.  There are also space issues on the freight trains until the end of the year.  We are checking with other shipping lines regarding space availabilities on…

10 Nov 2014
Oceanfreight Low Sulphur Surcharge ex North Europe Region – Effective from 1st January 2015

From 1st January 2015 all shipping lines will be affected by the introduction of Low Sulphur Fuel Regulations on Trades ex North Europe/Scandinavia and Baltic Region.  The aim of the Regulations is to reduce the Sulphur Content in Fuel from 1.00% to 0.10%.  This surcharge is to cover the additional…

31 Oct 2014
Airfreight space ex Europe to NZ

Please be advised we are having major issues with airfreight space ex Europe across the board.     We are doing all we can to keep our consol allocations on track but delays should be expected. Express is an option but please keep in consideration that anything +500kgs will more than likely not be…

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…

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