DAWR – $120,000 fine for Serious Biosecurity Breaches

DAWR – $120,000 fine for Serious Biosecurity Breaches Friday, 21 December 2018 A Brisbane company and its director have been fined a total of $120,000 for biosecurity breaches associated with the transport and storage of imported uncooked pig meat during 2014 and...

DP World charges on

DP World charges on                 DP World Australia (DPWA) has proceeded with its higher landside infrastructure charges from 1 January 2019 despite significant opposition from the landside container logistics sector. Also,...

Air Cargo CTOs Update

Air Cargo CTOs Update       Following a relatively orderly peak season with minimal disruption and delays, the CTOs report that post-Christmas and New Year, their terminals are all operating normally, without backlogs or truck queues. This is a positive...

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – 2018-2019 Issues & Expenses

Update: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – 2018-2019 Issues & Expenses The BMSB Seasonal Measures that have been implemented by DAWR in Australia are now enforced and causing numerous processing issues. We are finding that DAWR are experiencing process delays and issues...

Freight volumes slightly better in July – ACI World

Freight volumes slightly better in July – ACI World DATA published by Airports Coun­cil International (ACI) World show freight volumes   benefited from a small up-trend in July, growing by 3.2 per cent compared to June’s 2.3   per cent. Year-to-date figure growth for...

AIBS indicators look good for ‘air cargo growth plus’

AIBS indicators look good for ‘air cargo growth plus’ AWARENESS of Austral­ia’s trading future – short and medium term, espe­cially, but also  long-term projections – is vital for the country, the compa­nies and other entities directly  involved, and the support...

Australian services exports continue to surge

Australian services exports continue to surge 26.11.2018 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed new data showing Australia’s services exports reached a record $88.0 billion in 2017-18. Minister for Trade, Tourism and...

Industry welcomes Botany rail investment

Industry welcomes Botany rail investment         STEVEDORES and industry groups have reacted positively to NSW Ports’ announcement of $120m in rail investment at Port Botany, despite the inclusion of a wharfage fee which applies to full export and...