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CoR and Freight Forwarders and Brokers

October 10, 2018

While the transport and logistics world is up to its ears in Chain Of Responsibility (COR) advice at present, it would be a mistake to think importers and exporters are missing out.

Storm Activity Near South-East USA

September 9, 2018

There is currently a Category Four storm Hurricane Florence located south-east of Bermuda, moving west-north-west. On its current track it is predicted to make landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, late on Thursday 13th. Find out more about Florence and other storms which will affect vessels located in or passing through these locations.

Latest News DAWR – Seasonal Measures for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) 1 September 2018 – 30 April 2019

August 8, 2018
Brown marmorated stink bug

DAWR (the Australian Department of Agriculture & Water Resources, formerly known as AQIS) has today provided the final measures which will be implemented for the forthcoming BMSB season, commencing on 1 September 2018 to 30 April 2019.
Details of the seasonal measures can be found in this article with information regarding target risk countries, target high risk goods and treatment options.

Kazakhstan Centre Stage at the 25th World Mining Congress

July 7, 2018
Freightplus transporting machinery on the Russian rail network

A spotlight shone on the mining industry in Kazakhstan last month, as the 25th World Mining Congress was held in its capital city Astana. The country is viewed as one of the world’s most promising emerging markets and in this article we look at its potential for future development and mineral exploration.

Latest News – DAWR, Seasonal Measures for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) 2018-2019

July 7, 2018
Brown marmorated stink bug

DAWR (the Australian Department of Agriculture & Water Resources, formerly known as AQIS) has today provided an update on the DRAFT measures to be implemented for the forthcoming BMSB season, commencing on 1 September 2018 to 30 April 2019. Find out about the increased BMSB threat and the expanded DAWR list of targeted countries, targeted high risk commodities and targeted risk goods.

Fire on Ship at Port Kembla Suspends Shipping

June 6, 2018
Fire on vessel at Port Kembla Berth 113

In the early hours of Monday morning a major fire broke out on the Australian-flagged self-discharging bulker Iron Chieftain whilst the vessel was alongside at Port Kembla.

Tier 4 Final, or equivalent equipment will be required in New South Wales open cut coal mines

June 6, 2018
Mining machines ready for shipment from Thailand

Find out about the EPA proposed transition timeline for equipment in New South Wales open cut coal mines.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) 2017-18 Season Mandatory Measures – Update

March 3, 2018
Brown marmorated stink bug

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season is here. Find out about the updated mandatory measures for the 2017-18 season and the affect it may have on your shipments.

Every time you send or receive money, there is a very real risk it will be taken from you!

March 3, 2018
Protecting yourself from cyber fraud

After falling victim to three very sophisticated cyber-attacks, Freightplus has implemented a set of robust company procedures to fend off future cyber-fraud attempts.

Our company accountant, Michelle Irwin, B.Bus (PAX) C.P.A., has put together a brief introduction on the various methods of cyber-fraud and a few simple tips to protect yourself against them.

ACCC Makes a Decision to Allow Qube Holdings’ Takeover of Empty Container Park MCS

March 3, 2018
Trucks arriving into MCS

On March, 8th 2018 the ACCC made a decision on the takeover of empty container park Maritime Container Services, allowing Qube Holdings’ proposal to be accepted after much research and investigation into competition in the market.



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