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…

14 Oct
Hong Kong Protest notice

Due to the recent Hong Kong Protest, Customs in Hong Kong have listed prohibited items to be exported from China to Hong Kong (final destination Hong Kong or tranship via Hong Kong). The scope of goods under the port is prohibited (including but not limited to): Protective gear - helmets,…

 
3 Sep
USA to New Zealand – MPI BMSB LCL/FCL Cargo

New Zealand MPI Department has also announced they will be taking seasonal measures to prevent infestation of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB). Effective from sailings on or after the 1st of September 2019 through to arrivals to New Zealand on or prior to April 30th 2020, all target high risk…

 
1 Aug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season 2019|20 ** IMPORTANT PLEASE READ **

Please find enclosed advice from the NZ Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) which advises of important changes which will apply to the BMSB Season for 2019|20. The 2019/20 BMSB season for New Zealand is from ETD 1st September 2019 to ETA 30th April 2020. It is important that you read this notice…

 
4 Jul
Fumigation Treatment Certificate ex China

We have been informed by MPI that Fumigation Treatment Certificates for imports from China have to carry the endorse logo by the General Administration of China Customs (GACC) on the top left corner of the certificate and bear the stamp by the issuing branch on the original certificate. Any…

 
26 Mar
Lyttelton Container Terminal VBS

Lyttelton Port Company will be implementing their live VBS (Vehicle Booking System) for all full import & export containers from Wednesday 27th March 2019 @ 0700hrs. Currently the VBS only applies to the empty container depots but is now being extended to the container terminal. As of 27th March,…

 
26 Feb
USA to NZ – FCL GRI

Please note some of the direct service carriers have advised they plan to implement a GRI effective 1st April 2019. We will continue to monitor closely, as our team is in discussion with carriers at this point. GRI rate level has been advised as below:                USD       175.00 per TEU for…

Suspension of the Italian treatment provider

We have been advised by CBAFF that any cargo treated by this company will be sent for further treatment by MPI and any additional costs will be charged as per outlay. This email is to notify you of the following suspension of the Italian treatment provider:  Triveneta Disinfestazioni S.r.l (AEI:…

 
8 Jan
USA to NZ – USA FCL & LCL Increase Announcement

Please note we have been advised by shipping lines that there will be a GRI applied of US$ 250 per TEU for all cargo received on|after the 15th of February 2019.  As a direct result of the FCL increase, all LCL rates will increase by US$ 10 per w|m. This will come into effect for cargo received…

 
17 Dec 2018
Update on Central China to NZ Low Sulphur Emission Surcharge

Further to our notice sent out on the 13th of November below is an updated list of carrier charges ;- Mondiale and our partners will charge the LSS on FCLs at cost as outlaid by the shipping lines.

 
13 Nov 2018
Central China to NZ Low Sulphur Emission Surcharge

On October 2016, the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC) has regulated that the sulphur content of any fuel oil used on board ships outside emission control (ECA) zones currently limited at 3.5% m/m shall not exceed 0.5% m/m on or after 1st January 2020. The cap on sulphur content…

 
26 Oct 2018
Shanghai Re-Scheduling - Impact of China Customs enforcing manifest regulation

Further to China Customs enforcing the accuracy of data on the preliminary manifest  from 1st November, it is necessary to advance our LCL operations in Shanghai as follows :- LCL close off advancing to Tuesday (previously Wednesday) Booking close off                                   Monday…

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