Specialist International Freight Forwarders

Port incident – 27th August 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Due to an unfortunate incident at Fergusson Container Terminal early this morning, all work at the terminal has been suspended until further notice.  No Vehicle Booking Slots (VBS) have been issued today by Ports of Auckland and all straddle carrier operations have been suspended until at least 23.00hrs tomorrow 28th August, all existing VBS bookings will be cancelled.  When the port reopens there will be congestion and extended wait times …


Brown Mamorated Stink Bug

Monday, December 18, 2017

MPI continues to strictly enforce monitoring of shipments from Italy and USA

Full Containers with shipments classed as machinery or vehicles are subject to controls.

Under the new rules, all new and used cars, trucks, machinery, boats and parts imported from the United States must be heat treated or fumigated with methyl bromide before being shipped to New Zealand.

If not, Containers must be inspected and during the season (April to September)

LCL shipments …


GRI ex North Asia

Monday, December 18, 2017

Please be advised that most Lines operating from North Asia to New Zealand ports have announced rate increase of US$300 / US$600 per 20/40 for sailings after 15th January

This will result in an LCL increase of US$12 per CM

If there is a change we will advise you as soon as possible