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  • Oct 02

    France – change of LCL service

    At the end of October we will be changing our LCL service from Le Havre, France back to HAMBURG SUD.  Current service provider SEATRADE has a schedule change that will extend their transit time to 50+ days and as a result they are no longer a service option. HAMBURG SUD has a weekly service… » more posted: 1 year 4.5 months ago

  • Jun 09

    France * Update on Industrial Situation *

    A state of total chaos still exists in France.  On Tuesday this week (7th June) a “flash strike” by Port workers suddenly took place which meant vehicles could not get out of or in to the Port / Terminal area.  Further national strikes are planned for Thursday this week and again Tuesday… » more posted: 2 years 8.2 months ago

  • May 26

    Update on French Strikes

    Following on from last week, please note there will be strikes again on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May.  We have also been advised that the truckers are currently facing shortages in fuel as well. It is mostly Le Havre and FOS port at the moment and we are waiting for more information… » more posted: 2 years 8.7 months ago

  • Apr 01

    FRANCE, LE HAVRE - Container Delivery Delays

    Le Havre Port Authority introduced a new container pick-up / delivery proceedure 2 weeks ago which to date has failed badly.  The new system concentrates on trucks having specific time slots for picking up / dropping off containers, however it would appear if the truck is delayed (usually due… » more posted: 4 years 10.5 months ago

  • Jan 24

    French Seafreight Situation

    Port strikes in France have resulted in a number of containers being shortshipped and more recently most shipping lines cancelling port calls at Le Havre Port in the North and Fos (Marseille) in the South.   The situation has taken a turn for the worse with striking French… » more posted: 8 years 3.3 weeks ago

  • Aug 12

    Implementation of Congestion Surcharge ex Fos Sur Mer, France to NZ

    The port of Fos Sur Mer, France is facing severe congestion which unfortunately causes inconveniences and delays. This congestion is a direct result of strike action by terminal workers at Fos Sur Mer port causing lower port productivity and berthing delays. Current waiting time is at minimum of… » more posted: 8 years 6 months ago