Landside Fee Increases from 1st March 2021

Landside Fee Increases from 1st March 2021

Landside Fee Increases from 1st March 2021 Dear Customers, There has been a further round of increases to terminal fees in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth. Patrick Terminals unilaterally announced annual increases in landside terminal fees & charges to be...
NZ Supply Chain Update New Zealand Overview

NZ Supply Chain Update New Zealand Overview

The following is an update on the New Zealand supply chain, congestion, and subsequent delays. It is a condensed summary of the broadcast issued by Orbit Logistics Update Container Depots, where most containers are hired or de hired, are severely congested. This has...
Scale of California shipping delays exposed in new video

Scale of California shipping delays exposed in new video

25 container ships at berth in Los Angeles/Long Beach and thirty-two container ships at anchorage — highlight the scale of the Covid-19 delays. Footage captured by the U.S. Coast Guard video shows just how bad the back-log and traffic remains in America. The data and...
MAERSK — Sydney Depot Update

MAERSK — Sydney Depot Update

MAERSK have issued a statement updating customers and partners on the Sydney depot, the disruption and delay. You can find the full details below: “Maersk wishes to advise our customers that the Industry wide disruption in Australia has resulted in significant...
Covid-19 Update | A look at America

Covid-19 Update | A look at America

Covid-19 continues to cause delays, surcharges and uncertainty around the globe. As ACF works to minimise the impact on customers and stakeholders, we wanted to share the latest from a partner in America, highlighting the extent of the issues being felt in the states....
DP World Australia ‘Stopped Work’ on Tuesday

DP World Australia ‘Stopped Work’ on Tuesday

ACF was very disappointed this week, following correspondence and the ‘stop work’ meetings issued by DP World. It’s another case of terminal decisions impacting Australian customs, logistics and forwarding, especially at such a busy time. As a...
NSW Ports and Delays – The latest update

NSW Ports and Delays – The latest update

Here’s the latest in relation to the NSW ports strike and delays, with thanks to the FTA: There is 1 container vessel waiting to enter Port Botany, 2 container vessels approaching the boarding ground and 6 container vessels at berth. Some vessels have changed the...
Latest on the Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge

Latest on the Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge

A message to our valued customers—further to our earlier communications on this subject, we have received alternative information from Carriers on how they will implement this Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge and from those carriers that are looking to discharge...
Port Surcharges and Container Crisis Deepens

Port Surcharges and Container Crisis Deepens

Australian freight and trade operations continue to head towards a crisis point as our industry finds itself not only paying the price of Covid-19 but facing an unacceptable backlog of surcharges and delays. The latest news from the Mediterranean Shipping Company...