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Budget 2017/18

Last week the Federal Government handed down a budget that carried the tagline “fairness, opportunity and security”. While the focus of the budget was far…

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VGM compliance

On July the 1st 2016 the shipping industry moved a little bit closer to a more safer, transparent environment when the amendments to the SOLAS…

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Removal of DG Stickers

Who can believe that it’s almost been two years since we reminded you of the steps that you need to take once your import container…

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Ports of Australia

Today we’re discussing the containerised ports of Australia. There are hundreds of ports around our fair country, but only some are load (and unload!) shipping…

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The New Packing Declaration

Please take note of this updated packing declaration template (New Packing Declaration) which will come into effect as of the 17th June 2017. This change…

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Books on Shipping

We here at EES love a good book dedicated to the world of shipping.  We’ve got a few of these babies on our shelf and…

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Timber and timber products

Back in February, we advised of a new requirement that was pending for importers of timber products.  Head to our website to read the full…

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Exporting and FTA’s

Today we’d like to discuss with you exporting and free trade agreements. Australia has a number of free trade agreements currently in place with many…

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The code of the container

With an estimated 25 million shipping containers moving around the world via sea, road and rail at any given time, do you ever wonder how…

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Refund of customs import duty

Today we’re discussing the refund of customs import duty – or duty refunds as they are commonly referred to. Under certain circumstances you might be…

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