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

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…

18 Sep 2018
USA to NZ Increase Announcements (EFAF | FCL | LCL)

USA to NZ - EFAF  Increase AnnouncementPlease note the USA direct shipping lines have announced EFAF will be increasing effective 1st October from ;                   US$ 686 per TEU to US$ 701 per TEU USA to NZ – USA FCL Increase AnnouncementPlease note we have been advised by shipping lines that…

27 Jul 2018
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

MPI have advised that they are currently working on finalising the guidelines on how New Zealand will be managing this season for treatment of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB).  The season covers shipments leaving from a BMSB origin loaded between 1 September 2018 and 30 April 2019. Although…

28 Jun 2018
FCL rate increase ex Europe | Mediterranean to NZ on Hamburg Sud

Please note that from 16th July all HAMBURG SUD FCL rates will increase by EUR 35.00 per TEU (EUR 35.00 per 20ft | EUR 70.00 per 40ft). This is a direct result of HAMBURG SUD increasing container rates by same amount from July. If you require a copy of the Carrier advise notice please contact your…

5 Jun 2018
USA to NZ - EFAF and Low Sulphur Surcharge Increase Announcement

Please note the USA direct shipping lines have announced EFAF will be increasing effective 1st July from ;  US$ 595 per TEU to US$ 654 per TEU In addition to this, Low Sulphur Surcharge will increase from current rate of US$ 16 per TEU to US$ 28 per TEU, also effective 1st July 2018.  

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