Specialist International Freight Forwarders

Sea freight – Delays, space and other predicaments…

Thursday, October 15, 2020

This year has certainly presented some challenges for us all.

The following is a sea freight shipping update, we hope it offers some insights into the current situaton.

With a worldwide reduction of airfreight capacity, consignees and shippers are using sea freight services more than before.

This year has seen and is still seeing an unprecedented peak season, with space out of China, Europe and Asia very difficult to get, often waiting …


Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season 20 / 21

Friday, August 7, 2020

As you may be aware, the BMSB season for 2020-21 is due to be effective for goods shipped on or after 1 September 2020, that arrive in New Zealand territory by 30 April 2021 (inclusive).

At this stage MPI have not officially communicated any changes to the 2019-20 regulations, however we do anticipate an update from them in the next two weeks. In the interim, below please find a refresher of …


Port of Beruit

Friday, August 7, 2020

Following the tragic incident at the port of Beirut, all operations in the Beirut Container terminal in Lebanon are suspended.

Carriers are establishing business contingency arrangements for cargo due to be loaded/ discharged in Beirut until normal operations resume. These will include alternate port calls (such as Gioia Tauro, Tekirdag, Mersin, Piraeus).

Status of vessels still on water:
• Ms MSC Pegasus Voyage no. NL030A is docked in in Giao Tauro …


Covid-19 and beyond…

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

These are unprecedented times for both our country and the freight industry and our partnerships matter more than ever as we move forward into unchartered territory. Thanks to our customers for their support over this difficult time, our agents for their efforts and our service providers, we are in this together more than ever.

UPDATE 13-Aug-20: While Auckland remains at level 3 lockdown, all deliveries will proceed as normal with the …

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