30 Jul 2018
India Nationwide Truckers - Strike Called Off

We are pleased to advise that the Indian Nationwide Truckers strike has been called off after talks were held between the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, which led to some concessions being made by the Government. We are working closely with…

26 Jul 2018
Nationwide Truckers Strike in India

Please be advised the truckers strike in India is now into day 6. An update on the situation from our agents offices is below. Our customer service team are keeping in contact with clients directly affected. Please contact your Mondiale representative if further information is required.…

1 Jun 2018
India (Chennai & Mumbai) LCL – Pricing Decrease

Please note there has been downward adjustments to the costs ex Chennai and Mumbai effective from sailings on|after the 1st of June 2018. An updated rate sheet will follow in due course.

28 Jun 2016
Congestion cripples Bangladesh's Chittagong Port

Shippers and ocean carriers using Bangladesh’s main gateway port of Chittagong have been battling heavy congestion for the past few weeks, and with the typical bump in import volumes during Ramadan and expected peak season demand, an improvement in cargo-handling appears to be months away.…

11 Aug 2015
* Update * Nhava Sheva strike update

The Strike has ended however there is a huge back log which may take up to two weeks to clear.  Also note the rail link to Mundra is still under repair. 12th August noticeThe strike at GTI terminal continues with no resolution in sight.  The gates remain closed.    The other terminals – JNPT &…

5 May 2015
India to/from NZ (Changes to local tax applications)

Please note that when shipping to/from India a government regulated service tax will apply on  services locally within India.     The application of the India Service Tax will result in an increase of 12.36% on both import and export service charges including terminal handling, container detention,…

17 Mar 2015
Industrial Action ex India * Called Off *

All India Port Strikes on 16th March 2015 have been called off.   A one day ‘Token Strike’ on 16th March, which was called by JNPT workers has also been deferred. The Union has requested all their members to be present at JNPT Admn Bldg. at 1500hrs/16.03.15 to show their strength and at the same…

6 Mar 2015
Possible industrial action ex India (postponed)

We previously advised per below that this strike would take effect from March 9th.   This has now been postponed until 16th March 2015.  We will keep you updated as more information comes to hand. Please note that the union of workers for all the major ports of India have announced that they shall…

1 May 2013
Change of Import Seafreight agent ex India

We are pleased to advised that effective 1st June, Jeena & Co will be our Sea Freight partner from India rather than Globelink. Jeena & Co are our current Air Freight partner ex India and have performed very well.   Jeena’s seafreight product will enable us to take our service to a higher level.…

11 Oct 2011
Congestion at Chennai Port

We wish to inform you that at present the Chennai port is heavily congested and the situation is detoriating day by day due to shortage of trailers and unexpected protests/strikes by the labourers and trailer operators. Because of this the movement of containers from Port to CFS, CFS to Port and…

24 Sep 2010
Situation at Nhavasheva - India

Over the last 2 months there has been several delays at Nhavasheva related to outbound shipments. This situation started off with the collision of MSC Chitra and MV Khalija in the first week of August and continued with the channel being closed for almost 10 days and causing severe delays,…

6 Jul 2010
Port Congestion Surcharge ex Chittagong

Just a reminder that the surcharge of USD 100 per 20ft / USD 200 per 40ft and USD 5 per cbm is still in place.

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