December 15, 2015 in Latest News
The following announcement was received Wednesday, and confirms ChAFTA (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement) will enter into force on 20 December 2015. The key requirement for importers into Australia will be the certificate of origin (COO) which can only be issued by the below authorised bodies.
Maersk Line has begun calling at the port of Laem Chabang in Thailand on its Boomerang service, starting 4th October 2015.
This now offers Australian importers & exporters the first and only direct service between Thailand and Australia.
S.A.L Global Logistics wish to notifying our customers of the “International Maritime Organization” (IMO) amended “Safety of Life at Sea Convention” (SOLAS), requiring all shippers to verify and provide a Container gross mass weight to the Shipping Lines and Port Terminal representatives prior to being loaded onto any vessel.
There is often uncertainty for some customers on the allowable legal container weights within the USA Road Transport system, as customers try to manage their ordering to maximise capacity, but remain within legal limits for the inland transport through to the main export gateways of the USA.