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Important! Transport Rate Increase – Effective Immediately

We wish to advise our valuable customers that unfortunately, due to a new terminal infrastructure fee being introduced, our transport providers have passed on a rate increase for all east cost deliveries effective immediately! Please note that as a result, we shall...

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Fire Stricken APL Vancouver – General Average Declared!

The 9200 twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU) M/V APL Vancouver is currently being assessed in a lay-by berth in Singapore following reports of a major fire on board. The shipping line has officially declared a general average (GA) for the vessel and cargo concerned, but...

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Endangered Species and CITES

Did you know that Australia is one of 183 nations worldwide who are a signatory to 'the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora' (CITES). CITES is an international agreement between governments and it's aim is to ensure that...

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Transitainer WA Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

We are proud to announce that today is officially our 10 year anniversary. For any organisation that's a significant milestone and not only are we paying tribute to all of the great times we have had, it also demonstrates our resilience and ability to survive some of...

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Export Procedures – Updates and Reminders

Marks and Numbers - The importance of correctly marked and labelled cargo. Please note that subject to new exporting requirements, it is essential that cargo is delivered to our container freight station (CFS) with adequate marks and numbers to avoid being rejected...

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Department of Home Affairs – Asbestos Update

The Department of Home Affairs has recently advised of updates included in their 'Asbestos Information Page', which can be found here: https://www.abf.gov.au/importing-exporting-and-manufacturing/prohibited-goods/categories/asbestos This serves as a timely reminder in...

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Importance of Due Diligence – Requirements Growing!

Do you completely understand your due diligence requirements? Did you know the legislation stretches far beyond simply providing us with a statement of due diligence and that further 'evidence' is required to substantiate such a claim? It's vital you read this article...

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Product Emissions Standards Act 2017

As you may be aware, the Department of Environment and Energy implemented the Product Emissions Standards Act 2017 (the act) as the date suggests. In accordance with the act, as of 1st July 2018, all new outdoor power equipment and marine engines imported into...

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IMPORTANT – Border Held Containers and Storage at Terminals!

Recently we've had some issues where containers that were initially clear, have been subject to a border processing hold several hours after the initial entry for clearance has been submitted to Australian Border Force. This issue has resulted in some containers that...

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January 2019 News!

As we commence into 2019, the new year brings hope that the most difficult of the economic climates seen in 2017 and 2018, is now behind us. In fact, via reputable sources we have confirmed that Fremantle Ports volumes have increased to a 5 year high, which is...

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