Shipping Lines have announced an intention to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective 1st October 2017 for most trade lanes into New Zealand. The GRI is applicable for all cargo on board vessels with an Estimated Time of Departure date (ETD) of the 1st October 2017 onwards. These increases will cover both FCL and LCL shipments. The GRI amount will vary based on origin and service level expectation. These increases are driven in part by current space capacity challenges experienced by most shipping lines.
Emirates Airlines Fuel Surcharges (FSC) to be applied from All Origins to New Zealand
Emirates Announcement ~ EKIT05/2017 Dtd. 13/4/17
According to Emirates SkyCargo fuel index, Fuel Surcharge will be changed as below for any Air Waybill issued on or after 25 September 2017 until further notice.
Commodity All commodities (except MIN shipments& mail)
Short Haul 0.06
Med Haul 0.10
Long Haul 0.14
Commodity Emirates SkyFresh only
Short Haul 0.02
Med Haul 0.04
Long Haul 0.06
Fuel Surcharge is based per kilo, on Chargeable Weight.
Above is in USD/EUR.
Mail and MIN shipments are exempt from Fuel Surcharge.
Please also find attached list of the Short (not applicable ex Italy), Medium and Long Haul, available on our website: www.skycargo.com
More details on our surcharge mechanism is available on our website as well.
Emirates SkyCargo remains committed to the needs of our customers and to the highest standards of service delivery.
Airfreight Shipments – Airfreight Freight Increase
Emirates Airlines have announced a general freight rate increase of 6.67% effective 1st October 2017. This is a seasonal increase which has been driven by significant demand ex Germany.
We are expecting additional increases from other Airlines during the coming weeks as demand exceeds current capacity.
If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact your Account Manager/Contact Person within Röhlig.
Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage
Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage
Air New Zealand's domestic network is operating largely as normal and the situation is beginning to stabilise as the airline manages its way through the impact of Refining New Zealand's temporary shut-down of its pipeline to Auckland.
20 September 2017
Air New Zealand has implemented a range of measures since Sunday in response to the restriction in fuel supply. It now believes the need for further schedule disruptions will ease and has therefore moved to relax restrictions on fare sales.
In addition to cancellations advised to date, tomorrow's return Auckland-Houston service is the only new cancellation to be confirmed today. This brings the total number of cancellations since Sunday to 41.
Passengers due to travel on the cancelled NZ28 and NZ29 services to or from Houston on 21 September will be accommodated on alternative services and the airline is currently working through the process of notifying customers.
Air New Zealand has also lifted its restriction on long haul ticket sales for services over the coming days, with some restrictions remaining on selected trans-Tasman and Pacific Island services.
The airline is continuing to implement a range of measures to reduce fuel uplift in Auckland. Today this will include operating an empty Boeing 787-9 to Wellington to be fuelled in preparation for this evening's flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The airline remains in close dialogue with key stakeholders including Government, its agencies and fuel companies. Based on information available at this stage, Air New Zealand believes the fuel supply issue is unlikely to have a material impact on the FY18 annual result.
Cancellations and schedule changes are being communicated directly to affected customers as information becomes available. Media and customers are advised to keep an eye on the Air New Zealand Travel Alerts page for up to date information on affected services.
Customers currently booked to travel into or out of Auckland this week are advised to ensure their contact details have been included in their booking and that they have signed up for travel alerts. Customers not already signed up can do so here. Alternatively customers can download the Air NZ mobile app to view up-to-date details on their bookings and be notified of any flight changes.
We appreciate your support and look forward to continuing to service your logistics needs. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact any of our Skilled Röhlig Team who will be happy to assist with your inquiry.
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