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BMSB SEASONAL MEASURES
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the department) have provided an update for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season measures 2021/22 now including air cargo from USA a...
16 August 2021
SKYROCKETING CONTAINER COSTS HIT HOME: A HEADACHE FOR IMPORTERS AND EXPORTERS
A shortage of shipping containers, congestion, delays at ports, and scheduling constraints with a reduced number of vessels stopping in Australia are causing significant problems for importers an...
13 August 2021
NINGBO - MEISHAN ISLAND CONTAINER TERMINAL CLOSURE
It was announced on the 11th August that a positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Ningbo Meishan Island International Terminal (MSICT). The positive case has resulted in suspension to all ope...
12 August 2021
INDUSTRY UPDATE - JULY 2021
CHINA

Seafreight: Rates are expected to continue to increase with some carriers announcing they will implement a GRI of USD 500.00 per TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) from the 1st of August. ...
20 July 2021
ADDITIONAL MEASURES - KHAPRA BEETLE
We wish to advise of revision to the Australian Department of Agriculture guidelines relating to mandatory off-shore treatment requirements for target risk sea containers, to protect against the ...
12 July 2021
MUA INDUSTRIAL ACTION UPDATE - PATRICKS TERMINALS
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has released the following notifications of upcoming actions commencing in Australia Ports.

We expect delays to both Import and Export cargo during this t...
22 June 2021
YANTIAN & SHEKOU OPERATIONS UPDATE
We would like to provide you with a status update of the Greater China Yantian/Shekou ports that have recently been affected by an outbreak of Covid-19. The situation continues to deteriorate as m...
3 June 2021
USA SERVICE DELAYS
The USA shipping industry has seen continued changes in recent months which are having an ongoing affect on inland pick-ups, rail, and vessel departures. Currently, bookings are only available ...
25 May 2021
MUA INDUSTRIAL ACTION - PATRICK TERMINAL UPDATE
Patrick Terminals has released an updated bulletin regarding the "Protected Industrial Action (PIA)" notification from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). Patrick is advising that th...
25 May 2021
MUA SAYS "NO WAY" - Patrick Terminals
Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) have received advice from Patrick Terminals regarding the following "Protected Industrial Action (PIA)" notification from the Maritime Union of Australi...
19 May 2021
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