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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 …

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GC2018 Commenwealth Games

Dear Clients, With the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games being held between the 4th and the 15th of April 2018,  the Queensland State Government has made some temporary road and traffic changes in the lead up to and throughout this period. While the majority of events and changes will affect the Gold Coast, there are some …

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Containers Loaded with Incorrect Weight Distribution

Dear Clients, We have been advised that NSW RMS is now more actively investigating all containers leaving the terminal with axle overloads. The most common reason for axle overloads is poor weight distribution of the goods in the container. Containers should be packed in a manner which ensures that the weight is evenly distributed within …

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Direct Terminal De-Hire Recovery Fee

Dear Valued Clients, Please be noted that from 1st March 2018, there will be a introduction of the Direct Terminal De-Hire Recovery Fee which can ary from approx AUD 90.00-140.00 per container billed on to any container dehired into the terminal on the direct of the shipping lines. Note that this charge can change depending …

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Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) announces their own infrastructure charge

Dear Valued Client, Please note that Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) has announced that they will be introducing an infrastructure charge of AUD 53.00 to be applied from 26th March 2018. The infrastructure surcharge will be applied to all import and export containers. Kindly forward this email to all appropriate personnel within your organisation. Kind …

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Direct Empty Container Dehire to Wharf

Dear Valued Clients,  Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA) has announced that the return of empty containers direct to stevedore terminals were being closely inspected by transportation companies as costs continue to increase. The Daily Commercial News has reported that costs could increase “between $80 and $200 per container to existing transport and delivery costs“. Container …

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Australian Infrastructure Fee Update – All Ports

Dear Valued Client, Please note that Patricks Terminal has further increased their infrastructure fees at Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle Port. DP World’s infrastructure fees have been applied since 1st January 2018. As for Patricks, the following charges will applicable from 12th March 2018; Brisbane    Patrick Terminal:   AUD 47.08 per container ex GST DP World:  …

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Newcastle Import Container Detention Free Days

Dear Valued Client, As you may be aware, detention free time is inconsistent and can vary amongst each of the shipping lines. There have been many changes of late which are effectively impacting the free time which is being allocated to shipments. Examples are explained below: It’s becoming increasingly difficult to run a consistent and …

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INCREASE IN INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE AT PATRICK TREMINAL MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, FREMANTLE AND BRISBANE TERMINALS FROM 1 MARCH 2018

Dear Valued Client, We have been informed this morning that Patrick Terminal has also now announced a further increase to Infrastructure Surcharges at its Melbourne, Sydney, Fremantle and Brisbane Terminals. From 1 March 2018 we will be applying the following charges; Melbourne – Patrick Terminal Infrastructure Surcharge $ 47.50 per container, ex GST Sydney     – Patrick Terminal Infrastructure …

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TECHNOLOGY business, Yojee Ltd, has announced a partnership with Sinotrans Integrated Logistics Australia to be its software partner

Dear valued customer, SILA is continually looking to improve the efficiencies our customers supply chains. Recently we concluded a development partnership with logistics software specialist Yojee.  There will be a suite of enhanced benefits to our customers as we roll out each stage of the partnership. Customers will see initial benefits with the electronic delivery …

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