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Adverse weather in India and USA is affecting freight movements. Mumbai and other cities in the west coast of India have been experiencing heavy rainfall for the last week. Since this morning, rain has intensified and caused flooding in most parts of Mumbai. The regional meteorological department is predicting the heavy rains and flooding to continue to worsen over the next few days.
As of the 11th of September the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has increased the allowable time between treatment and export from 21 days to six calendar months for treated manufactured wooden articles. As a result, DAWR will now require an additional declaration for manufactured wooden articles that have been treated offshore by heat, fumigation or irradiation methods depending upon how they have been stored after their treatment.
Further to our advice in April of DP World’s introduction of a Port Infrastructure Surcharge, we have now received advice from Patrick of their intention to also apply a surcharge. Patrick is the other major container terminal operator in Australia. Whilst the amount is not exactly the same as DP World applied, it is of a similar magnitude and will be applied on all containers (export and import) passing through their terminals in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle.
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has advised that The Biosecurity Act 2015 requires the use of new wording on new packing declarations.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has announced changes to the treatment requirements for goods considered to be highly manufactured wooden articles as they are deemed to pose a low biosecurity risk and can be released with minimal biosecurity intervention.
Recently the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (incorporating AQIS) announced changes in biosecurity reporting obligations and penalties that may be imposed for failing to correctly report goods subject to a biosecurity control.
After almost 10 years in the MIAC Centre Magellan is delighted to be making the move to brand new premises. And we don’t have to travel far; just across the road (Tullamarine Freeway).
As fashion executives around the world reported in the first BoF- McKinsey Global Fashion Survey, the year 2016 can be summarised in three words: uncertain, changing, and challenging. But in spite of this, fashion remains one of the key value-creating industries for the world economy.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Please note: Implementation of this surcharge has been delayed by 2 weeks until 17 April, 2017. We have received advice from DP World of their intention to apply a Port Infrastructure Surcharge on all conta...
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Victorian State Government and Citylink’s owner Transurban have reached an agreement which will see tolls increase for commercial vehicles using Citylink. The increase is being imposed to help pay for the ...
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