Scand International advises all importers of full containers to obtain the SOLAS VGM Weight Declaration or weighbridge docket from their suppliers prior to arrival to enable the early identification of any discrepancies. PONDUS stand container weighing will be implemented in the Melbourne East Swanson Dock (ESD) Terminal from 4 October 2021. This is designed to address
Effective from the 04/09/2021 Swire Shipping have announced a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for their direct services from Australia into the Pacific Islands. Increases affect the following destinations from Australian East Coast ports – Fiji /Vanuatu /Kiribati /Nauru at present.
Revised Policy (version 4.0) Requirements The revised policy which comes into effect 2 August 2021. The revised requirement is: A statement confirming that the target of the fumigation conforms to the plastic wrapping, impervious surface and timber thickness requirements at the time of fumigation, as per Appendix 3 of the Methyl Bromide Fumigation Methodology. 152-2021:
Shippers might be paying 332% more per box that they were this time last year, yet they’re having to put up with the worst schedule reliability in the history of containerisation. In the first five months of 2021, 401 vessel arrivals on the transpacific and 144 on Asia-Europe were over 14 days late, according to