In a presentation yesterday (30 November 2021) to the Australian Industry Group (AIG) and the Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated the Treasurer will soon announce the full details of a Productivity Commission (PC) review to examine challenges in Australia’s maritime logistics system, noting these relate to ‘competition, industrial relations, infrastructure constraints and technology uptake’. Findings
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: