Archived Notices

Southern Trader V1419 - inducement to Nuku’alofa and Southern Lily V425 change of rotation27 Mar 2018

Southern Trader V1419 - inducement to Nuku'alofa and Southern Lily V425 change of rotation

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Peak Season New Zealand to Asia - Restricted Space for Mariana Exports23 Mar 2018

Peak Season New Zealand to Asia - Restricted Space for Mariana Exports

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Capitaine Tasman replacing the Southern Trader08 Mar 2018

Capitaine Tasman replacing the Southern Trader

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Southern Pearl V156 & V157 - Change of Rotation01 Mar 2018

Southern Pearl V156 & V157 - Change of Rotation

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Weather Delays to the Southern Lily21 Feb 2018

Weather Delays to the Southern Lily 

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Mandatory Pre-Advice at Multi Cargo Wharves in Auckland16 Feb 2018

Mandatory Pre-Advice at Multi Cargo Wharves in Auckland

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Suspension of the Noumea call on the SPS Service16 Feb 2018

Suspension of the Noumea call on the SPS Service

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Weather Delays to Forum Pacific14 Feb 2018

Weather Delays to Forum Pacific

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High Cube Surcharge Australia - Pacific Islands14 Feb 2018

High Cube Surcharge Australia - Pacific Islands

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Revised Container Weight Restrictions - Christmas Island13 Feb 2018

Revised Container Weight Restrictions - Christmas Island

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Rate Restoration - Fiji to Vanuatu Trade13 Feb 2018

Rate Restoration - Fiji to Vanuatu Trade

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Rate Restoration - Fiji to Tarawa Trade13 Feb 2018

Rate Restoration - Fiji to Tarawa Trade

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Rate Restoration - Asia to South Pacific Trade13 Feb 2018

Rate Restoration - Asia to South Pacific Trade

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Delays to the Cook Islands Service13 Feb 2018

Delays to the Cook Islands Service

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Weather Delays to the Forum Pacific V173N and Southern Lily V422 - Apia Cargo12 Feb 2018

Weather Delays to the Forum Pacific V173N and Southern Lily V422 - Apia Cargo

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Weather Delays to Forum Pacific V173N - Apia Cargo09 Feb 2018

Weather Delays to Forum Pacific V173N - Apia Cargo

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Weather Delays to the Forum Pacific V173N08 Feb 2018

Weather Delays to the Forum Pacific V173N

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Southern Lily V424 calling Timaru & Capitaine Dampier V106 calling Nuku’alofa08 Feb 2018

Southern Lily V424 calling Timaru & Capitaine Dampier V106 calling Nuku'alofa

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BAF Review- New Zealand to Fiji Trade05 Feb 2018

BAF Review- New Zealand to Fiji Trade

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BAF Review - Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas to and from the Pacific Islands02 Feb 2018

BAF Review - Asia, Europe, Africa, Americas to and from the Pacific Islands

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Norfolk Island Trade - Vessel Update31 Jan 2018

Norfolk Island Trade - Vessel Update

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Application of High Cube Surcharge - Fiji to Vanuatu31 Jan 2018

Application of High Cube Surcharge - Fiji to Vanuatu

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BAF Review - Fiji to Vanuatu Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Fiji to Vanuatu Trade

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Vanuatu Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Vanuatu Trade

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BAF Review - Australia to Vanuatu Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Australia to Vanuatu Trade

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BAF Review - Fiji to Majuro Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Fiji to Majuro Trade

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Majuro Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Majuro Trade

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BAF Review - Australia to Majuro Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Australia to Majuro Trade

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BAF Review - Fiji to Funafuti Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Fiji to Funafuti Trade

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Funafuti Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Funafuti Trade

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BAF Review - Australia to Funafuti Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Australia to Funafuti Trade

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BAF Review - Fiji to Tarawa Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Fiji to Tarawa Trade

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Tarawa Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Tarawa Trade

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BAF Review - Australia to Tarawa Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Australia to Tarawa Trade

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BAF Review - Australia to Papeete Trade30 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Australia to Papeete Trade

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SPS Blank Sailing26 Jan 2018

SPS Blank Sailing

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BAF Review- New Zealand to Papeete Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review- New Zealand to Papeete Trade

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BAF Review - Noumea to Wallis and Futuna Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Noumea to Wallis and Futuna Trade

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BAF Review - Fiji to Wallis and Futuna Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Fiji to Wallis and Futuna Trade

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Wallis and Futuna Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Wallis and Futuna Trade

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BAF Review - Port Vila to Wallis and Futuna Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review - Port Vila to Wallis and Futuna Trade

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BAF Review- Australia to Wallis and Futuna Trade26 Jan 2018

BAF Review- Australia to Wallis and Futuna Trade

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Capitaine Tasman replacing the Capitaine Cook23 Jan 2018

Capitaine Tasman replacing the Capitaine Cook

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Auspac Service Notice23 Jan 2018

Auspac Service Notice

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BAF Review - New Zealand to Samoa’s and Tonga Trade23 Jan 2018

BAF Review - New Zealand to Samoa's and Tonga Trade

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BBC Nordland V103- calling Suva and Honiara15 Sep 2017

BBC Nordland V103- calling Suva and Honiara

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Take 5 September 201714 Sep 2017

Take 5 September 2017

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Southern Pearl V147 - Split Voyage14 Sep 2017

Southern Pearl V147 - Split Voyage

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Additional call to Nuku’alofa in August18 Aug 2017

Additional call to Nuku'alofa in August

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New Direct Service from Australia to Norfolk Island16 Aug 2017

New Direct Service from Australia to Norfolk Island

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Additional Sailings to Kiribati in August09 Aug 2017

Additional Sailings to Kiribati in August

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Update- Southern Trader V140609 Aug 2017

Update- Southern Trader V1406

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Update - Southern Trader V1406 calling Norfolk Island09 Aug 2017

Update - Southern Trader V1406 calling Norfolk Island

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Replacement Service- Southern Tiare V146 voyage to Norfolk Island09 Aug 2017

Replacement Service- Southern Tiare V146 voyage to Norfolk Island

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Max Centaur V300 - Inducement Call to Tarawa29 Mar 2017

Due to a high level of heavy cargo bookings on the Southern Pearl Service, the Max Centaur V300 will now call Tarawa prior to Majuro.

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BAF Review - NZ to Samoa & Tonga Trade15 Mar 2017

Following a review of bunker fuel prices and our current bunker adjustment factor ( BAF ) level, we will be applying the following increase from Southern Lily V403 loading in Auckland on the 19-20th April 2017.

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Split Rotation Southern Pearl V138 & V13903 Mar 2017

Southern Phoenix has been delayed, & as a result a split rotation for the Southern Pearl V138 & V139.

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Change of Vessel for Kiritimati Voyage22 Feb 2017

Change of Vessel from Southern Phonix V131 to M/V Islander V008.

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Increased service frequency to Wallis & Futuna, Tuvalu & Kiribati08 Feb 2017

The Southern Pearl service between Fiji and Wallis & Futuna, Funafuti & Tarawa will now increase her frequency.

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Southern Pearl V136 - change of rotation03 Feb 2017

Southern Pearl V136 rotation has changed due to a high level of heavy cargo bookings.

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Southern Pearl V134 - Change of Rotation10 Jan 2017

Southern Pearl V134 rotation has changed due to unforeseen delays.

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Capitaine Cook V56 omitting Suva21 Dec 2016

To maintain the weekly schedule of the Fiji feeder service, Capitaine Cook V56 will not call Suva in order to make up lost time.

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Southern Pearl V133 - Change of Rotation16 Dec 2016

Southern Pearl V133 rotation has changed due to some local issues.

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SPEX Trade Announcement07 Dec 2016

Pacific Direct Line are pleased to announce the launch of South Pacific Express Service from early 2017.

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Capitaine Quiros V58 replacing Southern Phoenix V13002 Dec 2016

Due to some delays to the Southern Phoenix V130, PDL are pleased to announce that we will be replacing her on this voyage with the Capitaine Quiros V58.

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Messina Strait V16037 & Southern Trader V139225 Nov 2016

Messina Strait V16037 - Papeete inducement & Southern Trader V1392 - Change of Rotation

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Auction - November Charity Month at Pacific Direct Line24 Nov 2016

PDL announce Charity Auction will be held on the 02nd of December at our Pacific House in Parnell.

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Addtional Capacity to Tuvalu and Kiribati16 Nov 2016

Additional vessels have been chartered by PDL due to overbooking on the Southern Pearl ex Suva.

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Southern Trader V1391 to call Nuku’alofa09 Nov 2016

The Southern Trader V1391 will call Nuku'alofa to carry cargo planned for the Southern Lily V393 which is already overbooked.

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Additional Services for Peak Season01 Nov 2016

With the peak season upon us PDL is scheduling some additional services.  

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Cure Kids Oxygen Supply Project01 Nov 2016

Cure Kids has a project to create better supply of oxygen especially in some of the smaller hospitals.  PDL is proud to support this project with their fundraising during November.

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November Charity Month at PDL01 Nov 2016

During November PDL is fundraising for the Cancer Society and Cure Kids.  Some of the team will be completing the Walking Stars Half Marathon walk on 26 November.  The highlight will be a fundraising event where the highest bidder has the privilege of shaving our CEO's hair.  During November you can pledge a donation and we can add it to your freight invoice.  

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Southern Pearl V125 - Delay & Change Of Rotation14 Jul 2016

Southern Pearl V124 has lost 24hrs on schedule in Wallis & Futuna on this voyage due to no work on the Sunday and a further 24hrs in Tarawa due to the Kiribati Independence Day on the 12th July.

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Container Weight Restrictions - Tarawa01 Jul 2016

Kiribati Port Authority ( KPA ) have announced that all containers – 20’ or 40’- must be limited to a maximum gross weight including the container tare weight, of 25 tonnes.

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Update Regarding Verified Gross Mass Requirement27 Jun 2016

Further to our second notice to you on the 31st of May 2016, you will be aware of the current requirement for all containers to have a Verified Gross Mass ( VGM ) for them to be received for shipment. A reminder that failure to declare a VGM for any container will mean the cargo cannot be received for shipment and the cargo will not be authorised to load.

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Update Regarding Southern Lily V383 & Liloa V4915 Jun 2016

Due to a high level of bookings on the Samoa’s & Tonga trade and recent delays to the Southern Lily V382 southbound voyage back to Auckland.


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Timber - Breakbulk ex New Zealand07 Jun 2016

New requirements around presentation of breakbulk timber and masterpacks loading ex New Zealand.

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Southern Lily V381 - Overflow Cargo10 May 2016

Southern Lily V381 - Overflow Cargo 10/05/16

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SOLAS CONTAINER VERIFIED GROSS MASS REQUIREMENT01 Apr 2016

From 1 July 2016 International Law requires that all shippers must declare a VGM (verified gross mass) for all containers prior to shipment.

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Southern Pearl Service24 Mar 2016

Due to high cargo volumes the Southern Pearl service will be supplemented with an additional vessel during April and May.

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Cook Islands Service23 Mar 2016

PDL announce changes to the Cook Islands services with the withdrawl of the Tiare Moana.  The service will continue with a two ship service utilising the vessels Olomana and Imua II.

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Southern Pearl V11703 Mar 2016

Southern Pearl V117 

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BAF announcement ex Asia to Pacific Islands23 Feb 2016

BAF announcement ex Asia to Pacific Islands

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Cpt Wallis and Cpt Cook Services23 Feb 2016

Cpt Wallis and Cpt Cook Services

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Cyclone Winston Southern Lily Service23 Feb 2016

Cyclone Winston Southern Lily Service

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Next Sailing to Christmas Island (Kiritimati)23 Feb 2016

Next Sailing to Christmas Island (Kiritimati)

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Tiare Moana V45 Delay23 Feb 2016

Tiare Moana V45 Delay

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Southern Phoenix Update 01121501 Dec 2015

Southern Phoenix Update 011215

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Southern Phoenix Update 112 Nov 2015

MV Southern Phoenix - Incident en route to Christmas Island ( Kiritimati )

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Southern Pearl V109 & V11022 Oct 2015

Southern Pearl V109 & V110 - change of rotation

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Terminal Handling Charge (THC) - Fiji27 Aug 2015

Terminal Handling Charge (THC) - Fiji

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Sthn Pearl V106 &Sthn Phoenix V119 Update14 Aug 2015

SPE V106 & SPH119

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Sthn Pearl V104 & Sth Phoenix V118 update03 Aug 2015

SPE V104 & SPH V118 update

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Southern Pearl V103/104 & Southern Phoenix V11823 Jul 2015

Southern Pearl V103/104 & Southern Phoenix V118

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Port Congestion Surchage Honiara - 12/06/1512 Jun 2015

Update regarding port congestion surcharge for Honiara

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Southern Pearl V101 and 101s20 May 2015

Southern Pearl V101 and 101s

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Southern Phoenix V115 – delays in Honiara20 May 2015

Southern Phoenix V115 – delays in Honiara

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Container Cleaning Surcharge - Apia 14051514 May 2015

New container cleaning surcharge

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Aftermath of Cyclone Pam 16031517 Mar 2015

Aftermath of Cyclone Pam

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