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General Rate Increases Begin for 2019

Due to many cancelled sailings in July combined with strong booking trends for August, there have been numerous roll-overs of containers as the shipping lines work to clear the backlog that has accumulated.  The Industrial action at DP World terminals have also caused vessel changes and delays, as such the space situation for August ...

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Seasonal Measures for BMSB 2019-2020

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 2019-2020 Risk Season Update The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has now finalized seasonal measures for 2019-2020. The season will apply to all cargo sailing on or after 01 September 2019 and arriving into Australia by 31 May 2020. Below are important updates provided by DAWR that I...

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Hutchison Infrastructure Fee

In a recent announcement from Hutchinson Ports Sydney, Port Botany Terminal, their infrastructure surcharge will be increased for all full import and export containers handled at the terminal and is to commence in application from Wednesday 1st May 2019. The Infrastructure surcharge is imposed by the terminal on the transport carrier and ...

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Infrastructure Fees continue to increase

Effective 4th March for Patrick's Terminals for both Import & Export containers: Sydney  $80.00 per container
Brisbane $75.00 per container
Melbourne $85.00 per container Patrick's have advised that no increase has been announced for Fremantle, with a Patrick spokesman stating they would not know about that termin...

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Chinese New Year 2019

Dear Valued Clients, The Chinese New Year of 2019 (Year of the Pig) is fast approaching, below are some key factors for you to consider during this period. The public holiday in China for Chinese New Year (CNY) is from 4th February to 10th February 2019. (Week 6) Imports from China FCL & LCL Space Due to most factories...

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