4 Jul
La Spezia, Italy - Port Congestion Surcharge

La Spezia Port is experiencing heavy congestion and various local authorities have introduced a Congestion Surcharge of US$ 150 per container.  This surcharge will be reflected in the transport cost for some Italian transport providers who are operating in|out of the La Spezia port. Not all…

 
31 Mar
LCL - Italy to NZ

As the main portion of charges are now in USD, Mondiale VGL NZ will be changing the currency from EUR to USD for freight | BAF. All origin charges will remain in EUR. This will be effective from all shipments departing Italy on or after 1st April 2022. There has also been a GRI applied to the LCL…

15 Mar
Italian haulage suspension of service over rising fuel costs

Starting Monday 14th March Italian Road Haulage companies have announced a possible suspension of services nationwide due to the sudden increase of fuel costs. The Trade Union "Transportunito" announcement specifies that it is neither a strike nor a specific claim, but an initiative aimed at…

 
17 Dec 2021
Italy Strike Update

INDUSTRIAL ACTION IN ITALY  -  17th December 2021 Further to yesterday’s notice, we have been informed of a Nationwide Strike in Italy planned for 17 December. They are expecting major disruption at the port where protesters are closing gates to disrupt the normal flow of transport providers in…

16 Dec 2021
Ligure, Italy – planned industrial action

Please note that on the 16th and 17th December there is Industrial Action planned by the Port workers in the Ligure region in the form of a strike which will affect the ports of Genoa and Vado Ligure. We expect this to cause disruption at this busy time of year and many trucking companies are…

3 Dec 2021
Italy - Trucking Rates & BMSB Update

Italy Trucking Charges – Increase in RatesThe cost for transport services throughout Italy are increasing, mostly attributed to heavy volumes, shortages of drivers and a lack of vehicle availability. Regrettably, as a result of these surges, we wish to inform you that Mondiale VGL will be increasing…

 
15 Oct 2021
Italy Update

INDUSTRIAL ACTIONPort workers in Trieste and Genoa have industrial action planned from Fri 15th October until to Wed 20th October.  The purpose of the action is to disrupt port operations and pressure the Italian Government to abandon plans to make Green Passes (Covid-free certificate) mandatory…

 
27 Aug 2020
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season 2020|21 – Italy to NZ

New Zealand MPI has provisionally finalised the Import Health Standard for SEACO (Sea Containers). The full document is available on the MPI website as follows; https://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/dmsdocument/41620-sea-containers-provisional-ihs As you will be aware all risk cargo from Italy must be…

 
17 Dec 2019
Italy BMSB Treatment Update

Due to the cooler temperatures in Italy during winter, some treatment providers are no longer able to offer fumigation (Sulfuryl Fluoride) as a method of treatment. This is expected to continue until end of February but we will monitor situation closely and will keep you updated.  FCL Treatment…

 
10 Oct 2019
BMSB Surcharge for LCL imports ex Italy

For Italian cargo loaded from 1st  September, Mondiale have been having cargo treated offshore to meet the requirements outlined by NZ Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). The treatment providers at origin have very strict requirements on how the containers must be packed to ensure there is…

 
23 Aug 2019
Update on BMSB Season ex Italy for NZ

As you will be aware all risk cargo from Italy must be treated offshore during BMSB season from ETD 1st September 2019 to ETA 30th April 2020. The Italian offshore treatment providers have very strict guidelines on how containers should be packed to ensure the treatment is effective so please take…

 
26 Feb 2019
Suspension of the Italian treatment provider

We have been advised by CBAFF that any cargo treated by this company will be sent for further treatment by MPI and any additional costs will be charged as per outlay. This email is to notify you of the following suspension of the Italian treatment provider:  Triveneta Disinfestazioni S.r.l (AEI:…

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