Shipping lines with Australia to Fiji trade are implementing a Freight RateRestoration from Australian load ports to Suva and Lautoka due to higher operating costs.The Rate Restoration Quantum is USD250 per 20ft container and USD500 per40ft container.LCL freight rates from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide will beincreased by AUD13.00...read more →
Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge will be discontinued WEF 20 Mar 2021. This is due to improved vessel operations in Sydney. Containers space and scheduling challenges remain at present.
Wharfs are going to start charging for containers where they find the weight incorrect. EG +/- 1,000kg = $230+GST. Importers must ensure weights declared on the BL are always 100% correct
AN AGREEMENT between the states and territories on developing national voluntary guidelines for stevedore infrastructure and access charges has been welcomed by the governments of New South Wales and Victoria. Infrastructure and transport ministers endorsed a plan for the National Transport Commission to develop voluntary national guidelines at Australia’s...read more →