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Out with the TPP – in with the new..

As the demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) looms large on the horizon, Minister for Trade Steven Ciobo has begun spruiking a new regional free…

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Asbestos sampling programme

The Australian Border Force (ABF) have recently issued another fact sheet in relation to Asbestos. Managing the risk of asbestos at the border is a…

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Singapore two tiered container terminal

image credit: Singapore is considering using a two-tiered container terminal at the new port in Tuas, Maritime & Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore’s CEO…

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New canal proposal

July 7, 2015 0 Comments

Engineers have produced a plan to build a canal across Thailand so that shipping can cross south-east Asia more swiftly, as well as bypassing pirates…

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150kgs of methamphetamine seized

A 66-year-old Hong Kong national will appear in Sydney Central Local Court today (15 May 2015), charged with attempting to import approximately 150 kilograms of…

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Australian Customs and the budget

Customs will never dominate the headlines on Australian budget night, but this does not mean that there are not measures in the budget that impact…

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How Singapore’s port helped change the country’s economy

SIngapore is crucial for shipping in Fremantle with a vast majority of cargo transhipping via this port. The port of Singapore has played a significant…

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MOL Precision detained in Seattle

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained an MOL containership in Seattle over multiple significant violations discovered during port state control inspections. The violations were discovered…

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The shipment was imported as basmati rice, but it turned out to be hidden with ice.

October 6, 2013 0 Comments

The Australian Customs & Border Protection (ACBPS), along with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Department of Agriculture have uncovered a 200kg shipment of…

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