Archive for June 2016
Mandatory Verification of Container Mass from 1 July 2016
How DPWA will assist you to comply with the new regulations... read more
SOLAS and VGM - Marine Order 42
Do you have policies/procedures in place with your exporters? If not, do it now as Australia has now passed legislation locking in 1 July 2016. If you do not have a VGM document trail you will be liable if a situation arises. Stevedores are using 22 June as the start date for PRA receivals as a precaution against vessel sailing date roll overs.
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Import Industry Advice Notice 46/2016
Reminder: import permits required prior to arrival of goods
has been published on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website and can be accessed via the following link:
Import Industry Advice Notice 44/2016
Changes to import requirements for mined fertilisers – bags containing no more than 100kg and liquid mined fertiliser
has been published on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website... read more
Important changes to Australia's biosecurity system come into effect on 16 June 2016 with commencement of the Biosecurity Act 2015. There are new requirements that will affect how the biosecurity risks of goods, people and conveyances entering Australia are managed.
Find out what this means for you.
Illegal Logging Compliance Advice Notice
The following information has been provided by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and is forwarded for your attention.... read more
RE: Southbound Rate Restoration ex China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea to East Coast Australia
In order to restore freight rates to a viable level, “K” Line will be implementing a rate restoration programme from the 1st July 2016 for all shipments from North East Asia into East Coast Australia.... read more