Easter and ANZAC Day Trading Hours

Easter and ANZAC Day Trading Hours

With Easter fast approaching we would like to advise you of our operating hours over the Easter period and ANZAC Day. 19th April, Good Friday – CLOSED 20th April – CLOSED 21st April – CLOSED 22nd April – Easter Monday – CLOSED 23rd April – normal hours...

Are you ready for the 2019 – 2020 BMSB Stink Bug Season

Here are some simple steps to help you get ready… Are you importing goods from a BMSB risk country? 2. Are your goods considered: A) Target High Risk Goods? –  Mandatory Treatment Required B) Target Risk Goods? – Increased onshore intervention through...

Maersk: Keep calm and prepare for Brexit

Maersk’s article about upcoming Brexit: On 29th March 2019, the United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union (EU) as the result of the referendum held in June 2016. While there are still last negotiations ongoing between the two parties regarding terms of the...

Port of NY & NJ develop a “green” strategy

Last year the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey became the first public transportation agency in the country to embrace the Paris Climate Agreement, a United Nations-sponsored pact to bring the world’s countries together to fight climate change and reduce...

MSC and CMA CGM join forces in Europe – Australia route

MSC and CMA CGM join forces in Europe – Australia route MSC and CMA CGM will implement a new partnership. The two shipping giants are going to operate a joint service linking the North West Continent and the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and Australia on the...

History of Labour Day in Australia

History of Labour Day in Australia (for our younger readers!) Labour  Day in Australia commemorates the achievements of organized  labour  to implement the eight-hour day in the middle of the nineteenth century when previously workers were required to work 10 –...

Government Enquiry in Stevedore Infrastructure Charges

VIC opposition flags concerns over port  pricing review delays STATE opposition ports spokesperson Roma Britnell has raised concerns about the length of time taken to set up a review into the Port of Melbourne pricing regime. In October last year then ports Minister...

Patrick & VICT Infrastructure Charge Increases

Patrick & VICT Infrastructure Charge Increases Patrick Terminals in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane, as well as Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) in Melbourne, have announced further hefty landside infrastructure charge increases from March 2019....

Container Detention Claims “Unrealistic”

Container Detention Claims “Unrealistic” Container detention time restrictions are more likely to be exceeded as a result of the current delays and inefficiencies in Sydney. Despite this, there is no incentive for shipping lines to extend container...

Biosecurity Import Levy

Biosecurity Import Levy The Australian Government announced the introduction of a Biosecurity Import Levy in the 2018-19 Budget with an expectation to raise $325M over 3 years from a proposed commencement date of 1 July 2019. The associated modelling referred to...