4 Jul
Import|Export Seafreight Adelaide - Channel Widening Levy

We have been advised by our agents AGS, that the Adelaide Channel Widening Levy Surcharges (ACW) will increase to AUD 27.50 per TEU subject to GST for FCLs resulting in  AUD 1.50 per w|m (Min AUD 1.50) being applied for LCL, applicable to all inbound and outbound laden cargo effective 10th July 2020…

3 Jul
July Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) ex Europe | Mediterranean to New Zealand

Please be advised that notice has been received from shipping lines MSC & CMA CGM that they will be introducing the following Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) come July ; MSC from all Mediteranean & Europe origins (effective 1st July 2020)US$ 200 per 20ft | US$ 400 per 40ft Dry & Reefer containers…

 
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…

USA - Equipment Imbalance Surcharge - CANCELLED

Further to our prior notification on the 14th of April, we would like to confirm the Equipment Imbalance Surcharge that was due to be effective 25th May for all LCL cargo has been cancelled.   

 
14 Apr
USA - Equipment Imbalance Surcharge

Further to our previous advice, the ocean transportation supply chain continues to experience severe disruptions throughout the USA as a result of the Covid-19 situation. As a result, there is temporary stress on equipment availability and the trucker networks. In an effort to recover these costs,…

3 Apr
* UPDATE * USA LCL GRI - effective 2nd April 2020

Ocean freight GRI reduction Please note the below advertised increase has now been reduced to USD 4.00 per w|m for all USA origin depots, after further negotiation with carriers this week.   Previous Announcement (now reduced to US$ 4.00 per w/m for ALL origins) US$ 10.00 per w/m…

 
30 Mar
USA LCL GRI - effective 2nd April 2020

We have been in discussions with our USA agents and can confirm there will be GRI for LCL cargo USA to New Zealand applicable for all cargo received in the USA depot on|or after 2nd April 2020. This follows on from the original notice sent out on potential increase due to the transportation…

25 Mar
LCL Groupage Sailing Schedule Changes

The Queensland Government recently implemented new measures that require all vessels from mainland China to Australia to have a minimum of 14 days transit time between the last port in China and first port of arrival in Australia. As one of the main Asia to New Zealand services calls at Brisbane en…

 
18 Feb
North Europe Storm Notice – “Ciara” | “Sabrine” | “Uta” & “Victoria”

North Europe continues to be subjected to heavy weather with Storms Ciara, Sabrine and Uta recently hitting the West Coast of the Continent and now storm Dennis (UK) Victoria (Germany) causing port issues with vessels being forced to cut and run from port. This may lead to delays in some shipments…

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…

 
31 Jan
Canada – Origin Charges

B-13 Docs FeeDeclarations must now be completed using an online system, and unfortunately this has a number of additional steps and increased workload. Effective 1st January 2020, B-13 Docs fee charges will be as below : First time authorisation  US$ 75.00    per shipmentB-13 Filing Fee…

USA – LCL Hazardous Charges

Please note with increasing surcharges and hazardous paperwork requirements, our minimum origin hazardous charge has been increased as below : US$ 25.00         per w/mUS$ 100.00       minimum

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