15 May
New USA Health and Safety Surcharge

In the current global Covid-19 situation, we continue to face challenges with the supply chain networks and additional requirements in our own Brennan depots and facilities across the USA. Our Brennan CFS teams are working around the clock in order to maintain our high quality and reliable services…

 
18 Feb
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…

 
30 Jan
Update on Industrial Action in France

The strikes are still continuing across France. The port of Le Havre is closed and will remain closed on 30th and 31st January and there are no operational activities taking place at the port during this period. Shipments caught in the delays at the port may incur demurrage|detention charges which…

17 Jan
Maersk Congestion Fee – Fos Sur Mer

We have been advised by MAERSK that with the ongoing nationwide strikes affecting all forms of transport across France it is impacting the whole transportation sector, including Maersk’s ocean and inland services. As a consequence, they are seeing significant disruptions to their network in the…

 
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…

14 Oct 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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:…

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