2 Aug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Update

Further to our notice sent out on the 1st of August on this subject matter please find below more information supplied by Bio Security New Zealand.    Biosecurity New Zealand has sent a stark message to shippers, agents, and importers that imported cargo must meet new rules intended to keep brown…

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…

3 Jul
GST on low value imported goods

Please review the update from the IRD on the new GST on low-value imported goods measure. On the 17th of June Cabinet agreed to give offshore businesses until 1st December 2019 to get their systems ready for the new GST on low-value imported goods measure. For more information please follow this…

2 Jul
Importing of Bulk Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)

If you want to import a bulk hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) into New Zealand after 31st December 2019, you will need a permit. 'Bulk HFC' means a container of new or recycled HFC gas in an unprocessed form, alone or in a mixture. You need permits for both new and recycled bulk HFCs. The definition of bulk…

1 Jul
Antwerp | Rotterdam : LCL Pricing Increase

Due to on going BAF pressure Mondiale will be increasing our LCL seafreight pricing by EUR 2.00 per w|m with effect from the 15th of July. This will affect pricing into Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Please contact your Mondiale Representative should you have any concerns or queries. 

 
28 Mar
Napier Port Infrastructure and Insurance Levy

Napier Port have advised that they will begin charging an Infrastructure and an Insurance Levy on all shipments into and out of Napier, which will be directed to the shipping lines. The shipping lines will then in turn charge this fee on all import and export containers at a per container rate,…

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,…

15 Mar
Update on new groupage facility

Further to our earlier notification in regards to our operational move for Import and Export FAKs to a new centralised CODA facility in Onehunga, we would like to bring you up to speed with some additional information for your reference. As previously advised, the new site is situated at 345B…

 
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…

USA to NZ – Facility Administration Fee

Due to the continued escalation in warehouse operating costs, specifically the increased cost of managing facilities (lease, labor, and materials), we will be implementing an Export Facility Administration Fee for all freight departing the USA. This cost will be applied per bill of lading as below…

USA to NZ – NYC LCL Congestion Surcharge

The New York Ports have been experiencing unprecedented challenges concerning terminal congestion. Increased container volumes, asset shortages, and driver constraints have resulted in increased drayage costs from our providers. As a result we are implementing a Congestion Surcharge as outlined…

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