31 Mar
Suez Canal Delays – Update 2

Further to our earlier notice with the good news that the Ever Given vessel was re-floated and on its way to anchorage. Traffic through the Suez Canal has now commenced. The southbound convoy entered the canal with 48 vessels that moved from Port Said anchorage. The northbound convoy is to follow…

USA to New Zealand – LSS (Low Sulphur Surcharge)

Please be advised that the IMO2020 Low Sulphur Surcharge ex all USA origins to New Zealand will be set at US$ 9 per w|m effective the 1st April 2021.  

30 Mar
Suez Canal Delays - Update

Overnight news has been received that the 20,388 TEU vessel Ever Given has now been re-floated and making her way to Great Bitter Lake. The Suez Canal is expected to be re-opened within the next 24 hours.  There is however still major congestion and forthcoming delays are expected as  the 357…

26 Mar
Suez Canal Delays

Due to an incident occurring on Tuesday March 23rd  the Suez Canal passage is currently blocked to vessels in both directions. A container ship operated by Evergreen Marine was knocked off course by strong winds and a sandstorm leading to a mega-vessel be wedged sideways within the canal.   Whilst…

24 Mar
Australia to New Zealand LCL Rate Increase

Please be advised that due  to increasing ocean freight costs on the Trans-Tasman import trade, Mondiale wish to advise that all LCL rates from Australia to New Zealand will increase by AU$ 5.00 per w|m with effect 1st April 2021. If you need further information on this please do not hesitate to…

1 Mar
COVID Level 3 (Auckland) | Level 2 Rest of the Country

As announced on the weekend, Auckland has moved up to alert level 3 and the rest of the country is alert level 2. From an Auckland perspective we have initiated our business continuity plan. As an essential service Mondiale will continue to ensure the supply chain integrity for our clients is…

 
24 Feb
USA to New Zealand – Origin Congestion Surcharge Increase

The chronic congestion at the ports, container terminals and rail yards across the USA continue to have a major impact on the supply chain. The reason for congestion include the Covid pandemic, labour shortages, truck power shortages, surges of import volumes, vessel berthing delays, equipment…

USA|Canada to New Zealand – General Rate Increase

Please note we have been advised by various shipping lines that there will be a GRI applied at below levels depending on the carrier ; USD 200 - 300 per 20ft USD 400 - 600 per 40ft   As a direct result of this FCL increase, all LCL rates will increase by USD 8.00 per w|m. This increase comes into…

9 Feb
Port of Tauranga Update - Extended Delivery Profile Northbound Cargo

Please note that we have been advised by the Port of Tauranga that recent train schedule restructuring has resulted in an expected extension to the delivery profile for northbound cargo moving from Port of Tauranga to Metroport Auckland over the coming weeks. We understand that Port of Tauranga and…

 
16 Dec 2020
South China - Disruption of barge services from Pearl Delta Region, China

Mondiale has received notice from shipping lines which we need to bring to your attention. Hong Kong barge and common feeder companies have announced an early service suspension of services from the Pearl river ports to Hong Kong in order for crew members to complete quarantine requirements and…

11 Dec 2020
Strategic Commodity Regulation in Hong Kong

Mondiale have recently been advised of the recently implemented Strategic Commodity Regulation in Hong Kong. We are processing and checking at booking level when appropriate (most cargo will not be impacted) but certain commodities may receive scrutinity if it tranships over Hong Kong. This change…

2 Dec 2020
NZ Port Services | Unpacking Rate Increase : LCL Lyttelton market

To our valued customers, please note that from the 1st of January 2021 Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) will in implementing a Port Infrastructure Levy for all full containers stevedored through the port. At the same time LPC will be also be increasing their Vehicle Booking System (VBS) charges to…

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