ANL General Rate Increases, Cancellation Charges for Bookings and COVID Isolation Rules
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Additional "Protected Industrial Action (PIA)" by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has just been announced.
The Australian Governemnt is implementing urgent actions to address the risk of Khapra Beetle entering Australia.
Please find below advice regarding the planned upcoming industrial action at VICT commencing on Friday 11th June to the 16th of June.
Analysis by project44 shows that the 2M alliance of Maersk and MSC is omitting 45% of Port Calls.
MSC has advised to customers that a rate restoration will be implemented for most southbound freight.
ANL has implemented a rate restorative program effective from 1st June 2021.
ABF have just released their most recent brochure regarding the Trusted Trader Program.
Maersks decision to "temporarily suspend" spot and short-term contract bookings from Asia following the Suez Canal blockage has left forwarders and NVOCCs scrambling for alternatives.
In response to the Evergreen grounding problem in the Suez Canal, the following Vessel schedules have been impacted.
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Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) is facing imminent industrial disruption in the face of a union agenda.
Dalian port has just announced a temporary lockdown, due to a finding of nearly 30 covid cases.
COVID-19 quarantine requirements for ship crews prior to CNY 2021, South China have caused operators to announce early feeder suspensions from 5th Jan to 21st Feb 2021.
Political tensions affecting access to market has stolen headlines from our disarrayed trade supply chains.
Features "The Inland Rail Project" and "Blanket exemption on container detention penalties".
While the Federal Government boasts about its achievements in gaining FTAs, they are failing to guarantee that we have a reliable supply chain to facilitate import and export operations.
Hamburg Sud are advising that they regret the operations at Sydney port has not improved as expected.
Further industrial action will take place on the 23rd of October by the MUA.
NSW Ports CEO Marika Calfas provides an update on industrial action at Port Botany
MUA announced it would immediately end industrial action at Patrick terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle.
Scott Morrison has weighed into the waterfront industrial relations dispute, saying actions by the Maritime Union were "not on".
OOCL advises that we will temporarily stop accepting new bookings for two weeks in certain areas.
Ongoing industrial action has created a significant disruption to OOCLs South East Asia service network.
These surcharges are due to significant constraints currently being experienced in the port of Sydney
There has been an escalation of industrial action at the Melbourne container terminals.
Due to congestion in the port of Sydney, a Congestion Surcharge (CGS) will come into effect by MSC.
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Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) are advising that operational conditions are at breaking point in NSW.
Includes Port of Melbourne's Response to COVID-19, Port Botany Rail Fast Track and more!
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The Victorian Government has advised of modifications to the way in which transport operators will be allowed to operate.
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As of the 17th of February, 2020, SCI Australia has become accredited as a registered Australian Trusted Trader with the Australian Border Force.
The Level Four Do Not Travel advice warning for Australians traveling to China could cause severe delays in Air Freight services.
There are potential delays at container terminals, along with concerns with border processing due to the closure of Chinese customs offices.
Under seasonal measures, certain goods that can meet allocated criteria will not be subject to BMSB measures on arrival.
DP World terminal operations are currently being affected by ongoing industrial action by the CFMMEU.
Patrick Terminals and DP World in Fremantle to have planned MUA stoppages in January
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A potential rail strike by conductors and engineers in the U.S. is developing, with a high likelihood of impacting trucking capacity.
Landside congestion appears to be building up around Port of Brisbane, according to Shipping Australia and Container Transport Alliance Australia.
Delays due to staff retention issues at the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment are significantly adding inefficiencies and costs to importers.
The Federal Government's decision to reduce the Fuel Excise rate for a six-month period seems likely to impact Customer Fuel Levies and Surcharges on road transport.