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Emergency Surcharges in June

Please note that carriers are now implementing an EMERGENCY Surcharge with effect from 1st June. All  Export shipment from China & Taiwan are subject to the below charges per Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) which will be added on top of current freight costs as of 1st June 2018: HSUD = USD 60/TEU MAERSK = USD 60/TEU ...

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Possible General Rate Increase Effective 1st July 2018

We are beginning to receive notices from some shipping lines of a General Rate Increase (GRI) of USD300.00/20GP and USD600.00/40GP for all shipments from Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong ports to all points in Australia. The GRI is expected to be applied on top of existing freight rates on the 1st July 2018. At this stage we have not receiv...

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Regulatory changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM)

Scorpion would like to inform our clients of regulatory changes in China. As of the 1st June 2018 you may be asked to provide further information such as your ABN or ACN or your Chinese Customers USCI (United Social Credit Identifier) or OC (Organization Code) Suppliers may request that you provide your Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) st...

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Space Ex China to Australia Update

Kindly be advised that space from China to Australia is getting tight towards the end of April and Early May due to the following reasons: The Dense Fog in Shanghai in early April that caused closures of Terminals and disruptions to Port Operations and Ocean Carrier Services. Collision of the vessel Beijing Bridge on the weekend of...

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Infrastructure Fees

Scorpion International would like to make all of our clients aware of a price increase which will affect both Import & Export containers to and from Australia. All Ports/Terminals have announced a review of infrastructure fee's in 2017/2018. These surcharges are implemented to recover a portion of the costs that relate to: The cap...

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