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Maritime Day 2020 cancelled

Sad news just in from Fremantle Ports: Fremantle Ports advises that due to COVID-19 risk considerations we have made the difficult decision to cancel Fremantle…

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Recent Khapra beetle interceptions in imported goods

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is currently managing and investigating several Khapra beetle interceptions in recently imported cargo and containers. Australia maintains…

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Patrick Terminals Industrial Action

Patrick Terminals have announced late last week that it’s nationwide services will be effected by Protected Industrial Action from Friday 4 September. This will effect…

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Current Conditions

Analysts are announcing that container shipping costs and service levels are at risk of spiraling out of control. As well as a massive withdrawal of…

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China’s Golden Week Holiday

The China Golden Week holidays are coming up fast. We are currently experiencing the usual space problems from China as we move closer to peak…

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Sydney Airport plagued with cargo congestion

The same cargo congestion issues that have paralysed big airports in the US, China and Europe during the pandemic have materialised in Australia. Dnata, which…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) 2020-2021 season

The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have released the latest requirements regarding mandatory pre-shipment fumigation for imports into Australia, to protect against Brown…

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Increasing congestion at ports due to cancelled sailings out of India

Container trades out of India are faced with increasing congestion, due to a combination of blanked sailings, equipment shortages and carriers unable to clear a…

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Containership scrapping increases as July hits three-year high

Containership scrapping reached a three-year high in July according to Hellenic Shipping News. Sixteen ships were demolished in July, including the 1998 built 9,578-TEU Sine…

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China’s factories recover in July

China’s factory activity expanded in July for the fifth month in a row and at a faster pace, beating analyst expectations despite disruptions from floods…

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