Stockwell International NZ News Alert – 3rd February 2022

High Density Surcharge on LCL Export and Import Shipments 

Stockwell International have received information regarding high density surcharge that will come into effect immediately. 

Export and Import Shipments: 

Singapore and via Singapore

High Density/Weight cargo surcharge will apply ONLY for shipment over 5 tons/HBL. For ALL shipment over 5 TONS per HBL the shipment will be billed at a W/M ratio of 1TON : 1.6 CBM and you will be billed on whichever the greater revenue. Note: Density surcharges are applicable for base port freight and for any Inland location where subject to weight ratio and if the rates been lump together, surcharges shall not be applied as well.

Rest of the world:

A high-density surcharge will apply for all shipments of 5000 KGS or greater when the volume is less than a 1:1 ratio. For these shipments we will charge at a W/M ratio of 1000 KGS = 1.6M3. 

For further information please contact [email protected]


NEWS: West Coast gears up for days of heavy rain, severe weather 

The forecast from MetService shows heavy rain for the South Island’s western ranges from tomorrow to Friday, with potential for flooding, slips, and hazardous conditions for trampers.The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) says the West Coast could see half a metre of rain over the rest of the week.NIWA meteorologist Chris Brandolino told Morning Report modelling showed “several hundred millimetres of rainfall” in the course of three or four days.”So, this will be a high impact rain event for a traditionally wet area of the motu, that is the West Coast of the South Island.”But even areas between Abel Tasman down to Milford Sound could expect up to 700mm of rainfall over multiple days.”That will certainly increase the risk for slips, flooding. So people who are tramping … certainly want to reconsider your plans if not put them off.”Heavy rain was forecast from Wednesday to Saturday, Brandolino said.

Full Story | West Coast gears up for days of heavy rain, severe weather | RNZ News

NOTE: Stockwell International would like to inform clients that delays may occur due to this weather event. Our teams will endeavour to keep you updated with any changes that occur. For further information, you can contact [email protected]
General Rate Increases & Port Congestion Surcharge

General Rate Increases


15th February 2022
New Zealand (Excl. Lyttelton) and all ports serviced via to Australia and all ports serviced via
USD $5 w/m

17th February 2022
All USA Origins to All Australia and New Zealand Ports 
USA $25.00 W/M or USD $25 min 

3rd March 2022
New Zealand to USA
USD $25 w/m


15th February 2022
U.S. and Canada to Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea 
USD $500/20′
USD $1000/40′ 
(all equipment size/types)

Port Congestion Surcharge 

16th February 2022 
All USA Origins to Australia & New Zealand
USD 30.00 w/m 

Stockwell International will endeavour to keep you updated with the most recent information as it become available to us. 

For any other questions or enquiries please contact [email protected]

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