1 Nov 2018
Auckland LCL Port Congestion Surcharge

As many of you will be aware a number of the trucking companies have decided to levy an approximate NZ$ 50 charge per container (varies from trucking company to trucking company) to off-set port congestion, ie the waiting time of trucks and additional administration costs. Most of these new fees are…

18 Sep 2017
DP World announce Fremantle surcharge

Mondiale have received notification of a surcharge in Fremantle for both inbound and outbound container from the end of October as per the following. Council rates and high land taxes and rents have been blamed for DP World Australia’s decision to impose an infrastructure surcharge at Fremantle.…

11 Mar 2016
USA - LCL Temporary Congestion Surcharge

Mondiale are pleased to announce the cancellation of the LCL Temporary Congestion Surcharge with immediate effect.      This surcharge was introduced in February 2015 at US$6 per w/m, and reduced on 1st June 2015 to US$2 per w/m.   Although we are still experiencing higher than normal base…

1 Sep 2015
USA Origin Terminal Surcharge

Please note shipping lines have announced this surcharge will increase from US$75 per TEU to US$100 per TEU.    New rates will be effective 15th September 2015.  As a direct result of this increase, the LCL surcharge will also increase from US$3 per w/m to US$4 per w/m, effective 19th September…

15 Jun 2015
Temporary Congestion Surcharge – LCL ex West Coast

LCL shipments ex West Coast ports has previously been noted as US$6 per w/m.    With the port situation steadily improving on the West Coast, we have been monitoring this surcharge.   Unfortunately, there are still considerable additional costs (mostly associated with trucking) which are having an…

2 Jun 2015
USA to NZ – Congestion Surcharge Decrease effective 1st June 2015

We are happy to advise that the ‘temporary Congestion Surcharge’ will reduce from US$ 6 per w/m to US$ 2 per w/m effective the 1st June 2015.  

13 Jan 2015
USA - Temporary Congestion Surcharge - Effective 6th February 2015

As a result of the US West Coast ports continued congestion, work slowdowns, and disruptions in cargo movement, local drayage companies have significantly increased their rates.  They are experiencing long wait times, dry run and chassis splits.   Brennan/Mondiale have been absorbing these…

5 Dec 2014
USA - Origin Terminal Receiving Surcharge

As you may be aware, the port and terminal conditions in the USA West Coast have deteriorated significantly.   As a result, carriers have advised they have increasing costs and have implemented an Origin Terminal Receiving surcharge,  effective 1st January 2015, with details as below : FCL Carriers…

21 Nov 2014
USA Strike Contingency & Emergency Strike Surcharge

Please be aware these charges would only be applicable if you, as our customer, requested movement of your cargo via an alternate port routing due to the closure of West Coast ports.  We will not arbitrarily take it upon ourselves to reposition your cargo and impose these costs upon you. Emergency…

USA Port Congestion Surcharge

FCL – Please note carriers in the Australia / New Zealand tradelane may invoke to a Port Congestion Surcharge.  This is under discussion with the FMC to ensure the announcement and implementation follows their guidelines. LCL – In the event of Port Congestion Surcharge implementation by the…

2 Jun 2014
USA to NZ - Potential Congestion Charge Notification

Please note the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) are now engaged in negotiations with the employer group, the Pacific Maritime Associaton (PMA) with regards to a new labour contract covering 23,000 dockworks at US West Coast ports.   The new contract will replace the existing…

7 Mar 2014
Melbourne Terminal Infrastructure Surcharge

DP Worldwide and Patrick Terminals have recently announced the introduction of an Infrastructure Surcharge. This willaffect all import and export full container movements thorugh the MELBOURNE container terminals. Effective from 10th March 2014 the trucking companies as part of their service will…

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