15 Mar 2019
Mondiale Import Airfreight Service Enhancement ex UK to NZ – Effective 1st April 2019

Mondiale is proud to announce the following service improvement on offer ex the United Kingdom to Auckland available from the 1st April: AIRLINE WAREHOUSE - CUT OFF HEATHROW - ETD AUCKLAND - ETA Air NZ Direct Thursday Friday Sunday Air NZ Direct Saturday Monday Wednesday…

28 Jun 2018
LCL rate increase ex United Kingdom

From 16th July all LCL rates will increase by EUR 2.00 per w|m. This is to recover a container rate increase announced by HAMBURG SUD to take effect from July.

5 Mar 2018
German & UK Port Closures & Congestion – Seafreight

Both major German ports Hamburg & Bremerhaven continue to experience congestion issues due to regional booking volumes combined with bad weather. This is leading to backlogs at both German inland depots & at rail terminals of surrounding countries, ie Hungary, due to large container volumes being…

4 Apr 2017
UK/ Europe Southbound Update

Space & equipment continues to be in high demand out of the UK & Northern Europe with many Shipping Lines now not taking bookings out to mid to late April.  As a result of this Maersk Lines are implementing a price increase out of this region in the vicinities of USD100-150 per TEU effective 1st…

3 Mar 2017
UK/ Europe Space & Equipment Situation

Currently all shipping lines ex UK & Northern Europe Ports are experiencing larger than normal export volumes which is leading to space and equipment shortages. We would advise you to allow greater lead times when placing orders (up to 2 weeks additional) to allow sufficent time to book space &…

1 Sep 2015
UK airfreight pick-ups

Due to heavy traffic congestion issues throughout the UK, our airfreight agent WTA has advised that they can no longer uplift and transport airfreight shipments on Fridays in order to meet weekend departures ex London.    It is even unlikely that high priced Express Transport pickups would be able…

14 May 2015
UK/ Belgium to NZ Service Delays

In order to clear the current congestion that has built up at Cartagena Port, Hamburg Sud is not taking any bookings for departure week 21 ex UK & Belgium to Australia/ New Zealand.  With this we have moved this week's UK Groupage sailing to the MAREN MAERSK 520E with an ETA Auckland 03/07/15. At…

3 Apr 2014
LCL service ex Europe / UK / Mediterranean - IMMEDIATE CHANGE

Further to our advise last week to expect delays to the LCL service on HAMBURG SUD ex Europe / UK / MED - we have just been advised that with immediate affect no container bookings will be accepted by HAMBURG SUD from the above origin points to New Zealand until earliest mid May. The container…

1 Apr 2014
EUROPE - Space shortage for Full Container bookings ex Nth Europe / UK / Med

All shipping lines servicing the Europe - SE Asia trade lane are desperate to increase ocean freight rates on this sector. Part of the strategy to achieve this is to create a space shortage on what are particularly large vessels. The lines are achieving this by having blank sailings - where bookings…

31 Mar 2014
EUROPE - delays with LCL Service ex Nth Europe / UK / Med

Mondiale has been using HAMBURG SUD from Nth Europe, UK and the Med for all of our LCL services in to New Zealand for some time now. This is due to our policy of using the Carrier with the quickest transit time and most reliable service to New Zealand. However this year we have had a number of short…

10 Feb 2014
Maersk container rate increase announced from Med/North Europe/UK to NZ/Australia from 1st March 201

Maersk have announced their intention to increase container rates from the above origin points by US$250.00 per 20' / US$350.00 per 40' from 1st March 2014.  We have yet to discuss this rate increase with Maersk as it has only just been announced. Should they proceed with the increase at these…

3 Feb 2014
LCL service from Nth Europe / UK / Med

For some time now we have concentrated most of our LCL services from the above areas on HAMBURG SUD. This service tranships cargo on to NZ call vessels at the Port of Cartagena in Columbia. This has over time proven to be the most consistent and quickest service. Just lately however there have been…

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