Monthly Archives: March 2017

CityLink Toll Increases for Heavy Vehicles

Dear Customers,

Further to the increases made to the Sydney & Melbourne Infrastructure Fee, City Link tolls have increased for heavy vehicles applicable from April 1st 2017 which will additionally affect all transportation charges.

As stated by the Victoria Transport Association, under the capped arrangement, heavy vehicles using CityLink tolls will incur an increase of up to 125% for day and night travel. This will significantly affect toll charges applied to the Monash, Tullamarine, Bolte Bridge / Westgate to the Western Corridor in particular.

Please do not hesitate to contact us further should you wish to discuss.

King Regards

SILA Customer Service

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Increase to DP World Infrastructure Surcharge

Dear Customers,

We wish to advise you that DP World have provided notice this morning that they will be deferring the new infrastructure surcharges until 17/04/2017.

Sydney Notice  Melbourne Notice

SILA will continue to monitor and advise if any further updates.

Please do not hesitate to contact us further should you wish to discuss.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service

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Increase to DP World Infrastructure Surcharge

Dear Customers,

This afternoon, industry has received notification from DP World Australia of a substantial increase in Port Access fees for Sydney and Melbourne, for all containers import and export via road or rail, applicable from April 3 2017. Further increases are expected in Brisbane.

For more detail please refer to the following notices.

Customer notice_DPWA Melbourne Infrastructure Surcharge Notice_Melbourne
Customer notice_DPWA Sydney Infrastructure Surcharge Notice_Sydney

Sydney – previously zero effective:          03/04/2017 $21.16 per container
Melbourne – previously $3.50 effective:    03/04/2017 $32.50 per container

This amount will be invoiced to road carrier via the 1-Stop Booking system & Rail Operator via a separate item on the rail invoice.

Industry has voiced their concerns with industry bodies Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and APSA proposing to formally challenge this surcharge and will be raising the matter with NSW Ports, the Port of Melbourne and relevant Government stakeholders.

SILA will continue to monitor and advise if any further updates.

Please do not hesitate to contact us further should you wish to discuss.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service

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