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Patrick Terminals – MUA Nationwide Strikes in the Pre-Christmas Peak Period

Patrick Terminals have advised CTAA (Container Transport Alliance Australia) of the latest notification regarding industrial action by the MUA (Maritime Union of Australia). Patrick Terminals have labelled…

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Why Global Shipping Delays Aren’t All Bad News.

There’s been much discussion about global shipping delays since the coronavirus pandemic began, but despite the ongoing congestion and backlog, cautious optimism is emerging among…

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Delays on Delays – Why Your New Laptop Might Not Make it Under the Christmas Tree.

A fresh problem is emerging from the ongoing global shipping delays, with some shipping lines now avoiding transporting hazardous cargo altogether. With congestion showing no…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) 2021-2022 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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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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Key WA Industries the Latest to be Affected by Worsening Shipping Delays

WA’s mining and agriculture sectors are starting to feel the squeeze from continued global shipping delays, with concerns vital maintenance supplies are becoming caught up…

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As The Freight Industry Gets Ever Busier, BioSecurity Has To Be At The Front of the Queue

While Australians continue to enjoy getting deliveries from overseas, they may not be aware that getting those products delivered carries with it a number of…

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When does a crisis become the new normal? The Five Stages of Shipping in 2021

If you’ve followed EES Shipping for a while now, you’ll know that the international shipping industry has undergone a major set of changes in the…

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Why You Need to Get Your Christmas Shopping Done Now – Yes Really

Whether you’re an importer, retailer or just someone who likes to get organised before the silly season, one of Australia’s leading freight forwarding companies is…

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Australian Businesses must get advice before paying ‘Priority Shipping Fees’ which have been introduced by shipping companies

As much as I’d like to be talking to you about settling into a calm ‘new normal’ in the world of the international shipping industry,…

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