Qatar Shipments

Qatar Shipments
As you may be aware, there is a current political situation in the Middle East region as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain have announced severing ties with Doha - Qatar. As a result, we have been advised by our agents that we cannot accept future sea freight bookings to Qatar due the political embargo. Any cargo that is already on the water and on the way will be be held in Jebel Ali CFS until a political decision is made by Government or an alterna...

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update
In February this year we sent out a notice to all clients advising of changes to documentation requirements due to take place 7th Feb 2017 – this change was subsequently suspended to a later date following many complaints on the implementation process. Department of Biosecurity now advise these changes are to take place in September 2017.  Whilst the specifics are still being worked out, below is a summary of the pending changes: The time allowed b...

CityLink Tullamarine Widening – April Road Tolls

CityLink Tullamarine Widening – April Road Tolls
The Citylink Tulla Widening (CTW) Project is jointly funded by the Federal Government, the Victorian Government and Transurban (CityLink). The agreement reached with Transurban for its investment will see an increase in truck tolls from April 2017. Container Transport Alliance Australia, which represents many of the largest freight operators, has announced that Melbourne Transport Operators will be passing on the looming Tolls that are set to be imposed...