We have received the below interesting article from Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) highlighting major updates regarding Corona Virus and its impact on the global shipping industry. Some interesting insights from China Our sources from China have provided us
Our partner in China has advised that so far, more than 20 thousand people are confirmed to have this virus and another 23 thousand people are still waiting for their results. The death toll has risen to 425 and
The latest reports coming out of China don’t look very positive. So far, more than 200 people have succumbed to death and close to 9700 are confirmed to have this infection. WHO have declared this as an International Emergency.
Increase to customs entry fees The government recently announced an expansion to the types of biosecurity activities to be cost recovered under the Australian Government Cost Recovery Guidelines. This includes biosecurity assurance, analytics and risk mitigation activities. These are
Fumigators Lose their License: Last month, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) cancelled licenses of 3 Italian fumigators who were non-compliant with DAWR BMSB regulations. LCL Cargo fumigated by these fumigators is now subject to fumigation in