Please be advised that due to a combination of factors vessels continue to experience significant delays upon arrival at port of Auckland.
The congestion is due by a lack of workers causing now extended berthing delays reported between 10 to 13 days.
Due to the ongoing nature of the congestion both lines MSC and CMA CGM, are introducing a Congestion surcharge.
The PCS amounts and application dates announced by the Lines are:
MSC USD 300 Per TEU
Effective from BL date, November 9th, 2020 onwards
CMA USD 200 Per TEU
Effective for all vessel departing origin on or after, November 17th, 2020 onwards
Please do not hesitate to contact your local VGL Representative for any further information or clarification.