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Shanghai crowned busiest port in the world

Shanghai was the world’s busiest container port in 2017, according to a report by shipping consultancy service Alphaliner. Shanghai handled a total of 40 million…

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Exporting honey to China

Recently the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have issued the following notice for exporters of honey to China. Purpose To notify of recent…

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ACCC moves on Stevedore infrastructure charges

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims has taken aim at the ­nation’s stevedores for levying significantly increased charges on transport companies, warning the…

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Actual, volumetric and chargeable weights

Today we’re discussing air freight and the difference between the actual weight of the cargo versus the volumetric weight, along with chargeable weights. Air freight…

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MDMA found in air freight shipment

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested three men in Sydney yesterday, following the seizure of approximately 140 kilograms of MDMA in Sydney last week. The…

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So you think you’ve found a BMSB

So you think you’ve found a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), what now? In the last few months, importers from Italy have been on high…

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JAEPA takes tariffs down again

Tariffs on some Aussie exports to Japan have dropped again on the first of the month as the fifth round of tariff cuts under the…

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Freo Container Numbers up on previous year

Container numbers through Port of Fremantle in February showed an increase on the same month last year, but the numbers showed a solid decline on…

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Molasses tobacco seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has arrested two Melbourne men for attempting to import over three tonnes of molasses tobacco into Australia. The investigation commenced…

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Illegal Logging – no more soft approach

It’s been a tumultuous few years for importers into Australia of regulated timber products with the introduction of new requirements introduced by the Department of…

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