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Suspension of services in Yantian port Please note that the port of Yantian in Southern China has been partially closed due to an outbreak of COVID-19. This is already having…

CFL May Newsletter

Welcome to our May 2021 Newsletter We do feel and share your pain and understand your frustrations and we’re here trying to do everything we can to minimise the effects…

Global Shipping Situation

Many countries around the world are still being severely impacted with COVID-19 and some are currently in their third or even fourth lockdowns . This is continuing to make shipping…

Empty Containers

Finally some goods news to report, as Maersk earlier this month sent an empty vessel to both Sydney and Melbourne to pick up and return empty containers back to Asia.(Below…

Airfreight Situation in China

We’ve been advised that several airlines in China have cut their services to Australia with China Eastern, China Southern and Xiamen Air all cutting or reducing their cargo flights for…

Khapra Beetle – New Biosecurity Measures in Place

As the end of the BMSB (Brown Marmorated Stink Bug) season gets closer, which ends for any shipments that arrive after the 31st May, there’s now a new threat to…

March Shipping Update

Unfortunately there’s been very little improvement, as shipping from all parts of the world is still very difficult and expensive, with most services being severely disrupted in some way. Shipping…

Sideloader Access Fee

Patrick Terminals has now re-implemented a sideloader access fee for their ports around Australia and this will be applicable for all containers that are picked up and delivered on a…