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Update from Svitzer Australia: Notification of Protected Industrial Action by CFMMEU

October 29, 2020 0 Comments

Please find below an announcement from Svitzer Australia (tug boat operators) of the intended Protected Industrial Action by members of the Maritime Union of Australia…

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China Empty Container Shortage – 40’GP/40’HC — CRITICAL

The situation in China regarding empty containers has become critical.  The majority of shipping lines in main port China (Shanghai/Ningbo/Qingdao/Yantian/Shekou), along with some of the…

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Singapore welcomes world’s largest LNG powered containership

The world’s largest LNG-powered containership – the 23,000 TEU CMA CGM Jacques Saade – made its maiden call in Singapore early this month. The first…

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Wharf Congestion & Waiting Times – DP World Fremantle

Due to the recent industrial action at the wharf, port congestion, vessel delays and the Containerchain system outage over the weekend, we are experiencing significant…

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Despite peace talks at Port Botany, container congestion remains critical

Box congestion at Sydney’s port Botany remains “critical”, with the continuing surplus of empty containers costing transport operators millions in extra logistics. While industrial action…

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Ocean rates still rising alongside ‘major problems’ for those on the front line

On the 16th October the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) showed a further 10.65-point gain in its comprehensive index to 1,448.87 – 71% higher than…

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Supply of Three Phase Cage Induction Motors

Are you an importer of three phase cage induction motors, or do you import equipment that is fitted with three phase cage induction motors? It…

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MUA will immediately end industrial action at Patrick Terminals

Industry bodies have received advice from Patrick Terminals that after a day and half of talks at the FWC (Fair Work Commission), the MUA (Maritime…

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World Maritime Day 2020

“Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet” is the World Maritime theme for 2020. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations’…

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Queen’s Birthday Closure

We wish to advise that our office will be closed on Monday the 28th September in order to honour the Queen’s Birthday. We will re-open…

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