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Seasonal measures (2018/19) for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

We introduce seasonal import measures to manage the risk of Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) during the high risk season. New seasonal measures will apply…

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Shipping container hotel

A gorgeous new hotel has been constructed in the European country of Georgia.  It’s made from, you guessed it, shipping containers. Take a look at…

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What you need to know about VGM

VGM – Verified Gross Mass. These three words are what exporters worldwide are going to have embedded into the forefront of their operations for all…

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Four container ship disasters

Who doesn’t like to see a cool picture of a shipping disaster?  Today, however, we’re giving you an insight on how some of the top…

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Brazen container robbery

A mystery is unfolding in Canada with audacious criminals using a stolen Freightliner truck to remove a twenty foot container from the port of Montreal….

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Cocaine discovered in Baltimore container

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have discovered 147 pounds (66kgs) of cocaine in a shipping container that arrived in Baltimore from Brazil. Using non-intrusive…

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PSA International chief reflection

EVER wondered why the container is measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) while the ships that carry them are measured in metres, mused Tan Chong…

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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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MSC Oliver joins MSC Oscar

The MSC Oliver returned from sea trials over the weekend of the 21st-22nd March. This new container ship joins the MSC Oscar, it’s sister ship,…

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New Strategy helping to clear port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles says that a new strategy to expedite the movement of containerized cargo through the port is beginning to pay off….

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