Posts Categorized: Europe


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Who can treat my consignment offshore? MPI and our Australian counterparts DAWR, are working together on a list of Italian treatment providers we approve to treat our respective biosecurity systems. These can be found on our MPI BMSB webpage. Please monitor the page as it will get updated. MPI does have a policy of mitigating  Continue reading “STINK BUG TREATMENT OFFSHORE”   

MPI – Marmorated Stink Bug

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Following an update from MPI this morning, unfortunately there have been several discoveries of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in cargo originating from Italy. This has lead MPI to require additional supervised unpacks of all Italian origin cargo in order to ensure this threat is contained. This includes our weekly FAK containers. If any stink  Continue reading “MPI – Marmorated Stink Bug”   

European Seafreight Services

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Over recent weeks there have been a number of New Zealand containers ex Europe that have missed planned transhipment connections in Singapore and Cartagena. Obviously there are a number of reasons why this happens – the late arrival of the 1st leg vessel, mechanical problems, industrial actions at previous ports, errors made at the transhipment  Continue reading “European Seafreight Services”