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Raw Global Latest News | Equipment Issue in India

21/10/2020

Raw Global Latest News | Equipment Issue in India

Equipment Issue in India India’s container shortage could last another three months, as congestion hits Colombo and shippers call for tighter regulation of freight rates. It is clear that the acute space problem over the past months was the result o

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Surcharges spiral out of control despite wharfies returning to work

21/10/2020

Surcharges spiral out of control despite wharfies returning to work

Crippling shipping line fees continue despite the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) returning to full operations at all Port Botany container stevedoring operations. Major international shipping lines are maintaining a ‘Port Botany Congestion Surch

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Raw Global Update: Khapra Beetle Warning

12/10/2020

Raw Global Update: Khapra Beetle Warning

Recent information provided by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, advises there has been a large number of Khapra Beetle detections within the last month. There is a high level of confidence that most of the infestations originated f

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LATEST UPDATES | September 2020 | Patrick apply to FWC to address outstanding waterside worker dispute | DPWA – MUA Breakthrough in negotiations

28/09/2020

LATEST UPDATES | September 2020 | Patrick apply to FWC to address outstanding waterside worker dispute | DPWA – MUA Breakthrough in negotiations

Patrick apply to FWC to address outstanding waterside worker dispute   In response to the formal correspondence dated 23 September 2020, we have now been advised that Patrick have followed the Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Australian P

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PORT BOTANY DELIVERING A “THIRD WORLD” SERVICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

14/09/2020

PORT BOTANY DELIVERING A “THIRD WORLD” SERVICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

PORT BOTANY DELIVERING A “THIRD WORLD” SERVICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY   MSC REJECT INDUSTRY’S CONCERNS In response to yesterday’s Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) submission, the followi

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MSC- SYDNEY PORT CONGESTION SURCHARGE

14/09/2020

MSC- SYDNEY PORT CONGESTION SURCHARGE

SYDNEY PORT CONGESTION SURCHARGE MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company wishes to advise clients that due to congestion in the port of Sydney, caused by industrial actions which are impacting Sydney’s terminals productivity, a Congestion Surcharge (CGS)

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STOP WORK ACTION – PATRICK TERMINALS – PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

31/08/2020

STOP WORK ACTION – PATRICK TERMINALS – PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Further to member update on 25 August, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) representatives have reached out to each container stevedoring operation noting that each have expired Enterprise Agreement

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Raw Global News – Australia Trade – Shipping Line Space and Pricing Strategy July 2020 through 2021

18/08/2020

Raw Global News – Australia Trade – Shipping Line Space and Pricing Strategy July 2020 through 2021

Dear all Valued Customers,  Reference: Australian Trade   An important update relating to what we believe will take place as we continue through COVID and into end of year, early 2021  This update outlines what we believe to be the shipping line s

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Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on behalf of Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA)

01/07/2020

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on behalf of Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA)

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on behalf of Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers As

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VICT increase in Infrastructure Surcharge

01/07/2020

VICT increase in Infrastructure Surcharge

VICT increase in Infrastructure Surcharge Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) yesterday received the below advice from Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) in terms of a further increase i

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