1 May 2018
Swedish LCL Pricing Update

Due to recent Swedish - Germany inland haulage changes an increase of EUR 4 will be implemented on LCL freight ex Gothenburg to Auckland, NZ. This will take effect from the 1st of May.   Please contact your Mondiale representative should you have any concerns.

19 Apr 2018
Update on Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port Company - Strike notices withdrawn

As you may be aware, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) have reached an agreement which has resulted in the planned industrial action for Friday April 20th April 2018 – Tuesday 24th April 2018 & Thursday 26th April 2018 – Sunday 29th April 2018 being called…

Dense fog blankets North China, disrupting port calls

Mondiale has received the following notice affecting North China ports. Shippers using the North Chinese ports of Shanghai and Ningbo can expect delays over the next few weeks as a blanket of dense fog envelops the region and carriers struggle to maintain schedules. Lengthy vessel delays are being…

22 Mar 2018
USA to NZ – Chassis Fee Increase

We have been advised from our USA Agent Brennan Int’l that chassis leasing companies and drayage companies continue to experience rising labor cost, maintenance costs, and equipment inventory management cost which has resulted in increases to the chassis rental|usage rates. To cover the increased…

Update 8 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

Unfortunately we have been advised by the Port of Lyttelton that the planned industrial action commenced overnight and strike notices remain in place 21st – 25th March 2018. We understand that there will be no industrial action the following week Monday March 26th to Monday 2nd April 2018…

19 Mar 2018
Update 7 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

Unfortunately we have been advised by the Port of Lyttelton that there has been no change to the impending industrial action following the recent negotiations with the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU). The Port of Lyttelton remains fully operational up until 2300 Tuesday 20th March 2018,…

16 Mar 2018
Hamburg – Auckland (LCL Pricing Update)

Our German groupage carrier, Hamburg Sud Lines, has announced that from 1st April they intend to increase our oceanfreight pricing ex Hamburg to Auckland. This will lead to an increase of EUR 2.00 per w/m on all current LCL pricing for origin receipts that feed over|loading Hamburg. This is on the…

15 Mar 2018
USA (Midwest) to NZ – introduction of a Congestion Surcharge

We have been advised by our agents Brennan Interntional that the USA Midwest (especially Chicago) has been experiencing unprecedented challenges concerning rail congestion, delays, and drayage capacity. Increased demand, asset shortages, driver constraints and severe weather conditions have quickly…

Update 6 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port

Further to earlier advice, we have now received advice from Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) that all port services will resume at Lyttelton Port from midnight Wednesday 14th March until 11.00PM Tuesday 20th of March. LPC have advised as follows: LPC is pleased to advise that Lyttelton Port will…

12 Mar 2018
Update 5 : Industrial Action at Lyttelton Port reinstated

Please see the below notice we have received from the Ports of Lyttetlon. Please contact your Mondiale representative if more information is required. CUSTOMER NOTICE - 12 March 2018Lyttelton Port disappointed Union strikes to proceed from midnight Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is very disappointed…

6 Mar 2018
USA to NZ - USA LCL Increase Announcement

As a direct result of the EFAF increase, all LCL rates will increase by US$ 3 per w/m. This will come into effect for cargo received into USA depots on/after 1st April 2018. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact your Mondiale Representative.

5 Mar 2018
Extension of Mandatory Treatment of Italian shipments for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

Over the last 2 months you will have seen a number of Advice Notices from us concerning the mandatory fumigation of all sea imports from Italy, to fight against the introduction of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in to New Zealand. The Ministry For Primary Industry (MPI) is responsible for organising…

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