New Cargo data reveals Coronavirus fallout

New Cargo data reveals Coronavirus fallout

With Chinese government data both after-the-fact and suspect it has been difficult to ascertain the full economic and trade impact of the coronavirus. However, new data collated by CargoMetrics is beginning to give us a much clearer answer and it isn’t pretty. ...
Coronavirus | Major Update

Coronavirus | Major Update

The Most Complete Update on Trade Impacts so far… Further to last week’s update on the Novel Coronavirus, trade and freight movements continue to deteriorate. There are various reports from China on the evolving situation affecting China’s factories and freight...
Coronavirus Update 13th Feb

Coronavirus Update 13th Feb

It seems as though importers, exporters and forwarders are beginning to fully realise how slow the recovery will be, following the still active coronavirus outbreak.  Major international transport bodies have begun to respond and update on the crisis. Maersk,...
A Guide to the Peru-Australia Trade Agreement (PAFTA)

A Guide to the Peru-Australia Trade Agreement (PAFTA)

The Free Trade Agreement between Peru and Australia has just come into force, starting on February 11, 2020. This post aims to give you all the information you need in relation to new trade agreement titled The Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA), and what it...
Yang Ming Responds to Arrest

Yang Ming Responds to Arrest

Yang Ming Transport Corp has issued a response after its vessel YM Eternity was arrested and released this week. In the statement, they have looked to set the record straight, giving a detailed account of the incident. Yang Ming doesn’t shy away from the 2018 cargo...
Australian Government Launches 14 Day Quarantine

Australian Government Launches 14 Day Quarantine

The Australian Government has introduced additional isolation and border recommendations in response to containing the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Requirements have been introduced for New South Wales (Sydney port) and Queensland (Brisbane port) that vessels cannot...
More Airlines Suspend Chinese Services

More Airlines Suspend Chinese Services

China is becoming a no-fly zone The number of major passenger airlines that have suspended China services has risen to sixteen as businesses continue to react to the dangers and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus.  As of today, the suspended services include;...
Corona Virus Update Feb 10th

Corona Virus Update Feb 10th

Back to work in China? Perhaps not Last week government authorities in China were advising that with the exception of Hubei province ( February 13) other provinces would return to work after the extended Chinese New Year holiday on February 9. However, as China...
Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment Update

Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment Update

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment have issued a series of Industry Advice Notices. Link on all developments can be found below:  13-2020 – Relocation of Melbourne Regional Office 14-2020 – Update to disinfectant lists for approved...
February Air Cargo News | ACF

February Air Cargo News | ACF

In the news this month China services suspended by more airlines as coronavirus totals rise More and more airlines are suspending flights in reaction to the coronavirus outbreak with the carriers saying cargo volumes and demand are almost non-existent, except for...
Patrick Increases Landside/Infrastructure Charges

Patrick Increases Landside/Infrastructure Charges

Patrick have announced increases to various Landside Access and Terminal Fees (Infrastructure charges). They have issued the following in relation to the announcement: ‘Patrick has completed a review of its Landside charge (previously Infrastructure surcharge) and...