Monthly Archives: May 2018

Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) & Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) For Imports to Australia

Dear Valued Clients,

As you may already be aware, from 1st June 2018 many shipping lines are implementing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) & a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on import shipments, particulary out of China to Australia.

At this stage, the current EBS & PSS will be around USD 60.00 to USD 180.00 each per container additional to the freight charge (subject to change).

If you have any questions about the new regulation, please contact your local SILA representative.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service

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Port Botany Industrial Action – 29th May 2018

Dear Valued Clients,

Please note the below received from Port Botany stevedores in terms of industrial action scheduled Tuesday 29th May 2018.

HUTCHISON PORT BOTANY
Please be advised there will be a terminal outage on the 29th May from 0900-1400.
Extra slots will be allocated to allow for the outage.

PATRICK PORT BOTANY
Please note there will be a 4 hour MUA Stop Work Meeting next Tuesday 29th May. Consequently time zones from 0900 to 1400 inclusive will be closed,with Yard Operations resuming from 1500.

DP WORLD PORT BOTANY
Sydney update: terminal stoppage Tuesday 29 May 2018
Please note a stoppage will take place at our Sydney Terminal from 10:00am-2:00pm, Tuesday 29 May 2018.
All terminal operations will cease during this period.
We will work closely with vessel operators in the event of any delays and thank you for your understanding.
Please contact CCT Schedule if you require any further information.
Email: CCT.Schedule@dpworld.com.au or Phone: +61 2 9394 0131

If you have any questions about the new regulation, please contact your local SILA representative.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service

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Notification of China Customs Order No. 56(2017) Adjustment to China Customs Advance Manifest(CCAM)Regulation

Dear Valued Customer,

To ensure the smooth progress of the national customs clearance integration which is essential to strengthening the administration of the import and export cargo entering and leaving China, improving the integrity and accuracy of the manifest data, and implementing the safe entry and risk prevention, China Customs Authorities has released Order No.56 (2017) which will adjust China Customs Manifest for both import and export. The new order will be effective from the 1st June 2018.
Quay Shipping Australia agents for Sinotrans Container Lines hereby announce the compliance and implementation of this regulation and will follow the below key requirements by the Customs Order No.56 (2017):

    1. Enforce a 24 hour China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) rule and the Advanced Manifest must be submitted 24 hours prior to loading.
    2. The information required on the China import Manifest has been updated and must contain the following key information as follows:
      – Consignor name, address and ABN
      – Consignee name, address, contact details at destination and USCI or OC identifier.
      – If the consignee is “To Order” Notify name, address, contact details and USCI or OC identifier.
      – Cargo description must be accurate and cover all cargo packed, please provide HS code.
      – Container details to include accurate QTY, weight and CBM.

For more information of the regulation, you may visit the following website:
http://www.customs.gov.cn/customs/302249/302266/302269/747050/index.html

If you have any questions about the new regulation, please contact your local SILA representative.

Kind Regards,

SILA Customer Service

 

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