Stockwell International News Alert New Zealand 15th Jan 2021

New NZ Quarantine DeclarationDear Customers, 

Please be advised the Ministry for Primary Industries has advised a new Quarantine Declaration Form will be required effective February 1st 2021. To view the new Quarantine Declaration Form click here.

The new Quarantine Declaration Form for Sea Containers is now available on the MPI website. Click here to view. 

For more information, click here.
Chinese New Year 2021107cd4ef-0e4b-4195-b04c-e0a17195602e.pngDear Customers,

Stockwell International would like to wish everyone a Happy Chinese New Year! 

2021 brings us year of the Ox! The Ox is the second of all zodiac animals.The Ox is a valued animal, because of its role in agriculture, positive characteristics, such as being hardworking and honest, are attributed to it.

Chinese New Year will commence on 11 February 2021 to 17 February 2021.

Please be reminded that as a result companies operating feeder services from Chinese River Ports will suspend their services, warehouses, offices and businesses will be shut down. 

Barge services from South China inland river ports will be suspended from Jan 21st to the end of February. This means customers will not be able to ship from Huangpu, Gaoming, Sanshui, Rongqi, Zhaoqing, Zhongshan, Zhuhai ports during this period. Containers will have to be shipped from the main ports in this area – Shekou, Yantian and Hong Kong.

Space will be extremely tight and orders will need to be made early. 

Please contact your sales representative ASAP for any new bookings. 
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For any questions please contact your sales representative on [email protected] or 1300 786 468.
Peak Season Surcharge/General Rate Increase & Congestion Surcharge Dear Customers,

Stockwell International has received notice and wishes to advise customers that in light of the continued Industrial Action and continual heavy congestion, several shipping lines have been impacted and have implemented the following General Rate Increase/Peak Season Surcharge/Congestion Surcharge:

Peak Season Surcharge/General Rate Increase:  


Increases between USD $6-$30 over all tradelanes. For individual amounts please email [email protected]

Port Congestion Surcharge:


Increases between USD $6-$30 over all tradelanes. For individual amounts please email [email protected]
 Northbound Congestion Surcharge:

12th January 2021
Australia and New Zealand to Dalian, China
Amount:USD 340 per 20DVUSD 680 per 40DV/HCUSD 880 per 20′ / 40′ HRSpace on the Asia to New Zealand trade sectors is continuing to tighten considerably due to the ongoing congestion at the Ports of Auckland. The current waiting time for vessels to obtain a berthing window at the Auckland container terminal is up to 17 days and this is expected to increase over the coming weeks.

The following is a summary of the increases published by the shipping lines at the time of sending, effective 1st December 2020.
In summary: 
For any questions please contact your sales representative on [email protected] or 1300 786 468.

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