Port Operation Disruptions

By admin Published: June 28, 2019

Port Operation Disruptions: DP World Australia has advised that terminal operations will be subject to Protected Industrial Action from 1st July 2019 as follows:. This action will disrupt all deliveries to/from the port terminals during these times Schedule of planned terminal meetings Monday 1 July 2019 MELBOURNE




Cost Increases from July 2019

By admin Published: June 21, 2019

Side-loader Trailer Port Access Fee: Sydney Terminal operators have advised that the Side-loader Trailer Port Access Fee will be increased from 1st July,2019. The rate will increase from $ 65.00 per container to $ 70.00 container on all movements to/from the terminals by Side-loader trailer. Trucking Costs As you




Offshore Treatment Providers List Indonesia

By admin Published: May 16, 2019

Do you import from Indonesia, if so please see the attached list of suspended fumigation provider’s? There have been a number of companies either suspended or withdrawn, please ensure your supplier only has cargo fumigated using acceptable treatment providers nominated on the list.




Jet Airways Flight Cancellations from India

By admin Published: April 18, 2019

Jet Airways from India: India’s second largest airline have cancelled all international flights until further notice. Many passengers and cargo shipments have been stranded at several airports. Jet have been partnering and code sharing with Qantas to/from Australia. Several of Jet’s aircraft had already be




On-going Industrial Disruption at Sydney Port

By admin Published: March 29, 2019

The Maritime Union has advised that they will be taking Protected Industrial Action at DP World Port Botany Terminal, accordingly, the Terminal will be closed on the following dates: Thursday 4th  April from 6.00am, resuming work @ 6.00am Friday 5th April Wednesday 10th April from 6.00am, resuming work @ 6.00am T




GPSM awarded Australian Trusted Trader Status

By admin Published: March 7, 2019

GPSM awarded Australian Trusted Trader status by Australian Border Force It’s a win for GPSM and it’s a win for You We are pleased to announce that GPSM has been awarded Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) status. This was achieved a vigorous application process carried out by GPSM and the Australian Border Force




Sulfuryl Fluoride Interim Measures

By admin Published: February 25, 2019

More delays ahead for Importers from Europe Containers treated for BMSB by 3 Italian providers have been found to contain the Stink Bug, therefore, leading to their suspension. It was estimated these three we’re completing approx. 70% of treatments prior to their suspension. Following these findings interim meas




BMSB Updated Offshore Provider List

By admin Published: February 25, 2019

List of treatment providers Treatment providers registered under the scheme have demonstrated their capacity to conduct BMSB treatments for applicable consignments. These treatment providers are included on the approved list of offshore BMSB treatment providers. This list is referenced in section 48A of the Biosec




Severe Weather Alert for Brisbane

By admin Published: February 22, 2019

A severe weather alert has been issued for waters from the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast as a result of Cyclone OMA. Brisbane port is warning that if winds and conditions become dangerous then the port will close immediately and will remain closed until it is safe to resume operations. All pilotage services hav




Increased Port Infrastructure, Airport and Trucking Charges

By admin Published: February 22, 2019

Port Infrastructure Charges Port terminal operators in all states have announced a significant increase to Port Infrastructure Levies for all containers moved to/from ports. It was expected that these costs, when first implemented in January 2018 and increased again in January 2019 would be used by the terminals t




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