Schedule Delays Update Dear Customers, Stockwell International would like to update customers with the following information regarding the terminal situation in Australia. SYDNEY DPW Terminal \tCurrent vessel waiting time / delay: 3-5 days. Terminal Situation is expected to improve by end week 43. Patrick Terminal \tCurrent vessel waiting time / delay: 21-22 days. Industrial Action Suspended until 1st November According to shipping lines; \tThere 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 order of their port calls to minimise waiting time. \tThere are 4 vessels that are still scheduled to omit Port Botany, with no new omissions announced in the past week. \tDP World Australia and Patrick Terminals have more cranes in operation and greater throughput through their terminals. \tDP World and Hutchison are permitting shipping lines to exceed proforma window exchanges, to assist with the evacuation of empty containers. There is a 1-2 day delay to berth at the terminal at the moment. \tIn terms of clearing the backlog of containers at Port Botany DP World Australia has claimed they will have cleared the backlog in the next 10-14 days and Patrick Terminals is experiencing up to 21 days delay in scheduled vessel arrivals. \tThere are containers that have been delivered, or are en-route to Port of Melbourne, that will be transhipped to Port Botany. This process could result 3-4 weeks delay. For any questions please contact your sales representative on email@example.com or 1300 786 46 Typhoon Nangka Hong Kong Dear customers, Stockwell International has received information that Hong Kong was hit by a warning signal No.8 typhoon, which resulted in the shutting many businesses and schools, also disrupting public transportation. Stockwell International has also received information that ports have been disrupted and vessels delayed due to the high winds and heavy rains. Please expect some delays and we ask for your patience at this time. We will provide further updates as information becomes available or for any queries please contact your customer service representative or send your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Shipping Line Service Suspensions Dear Customers, Due to the recent events, several shipping lines have suspended bookings from various trade lanes to all AU ports. Currently, getting space on vessels is extremely difficult, most shipping lines are NOT taking any NEW BOOKINGS until December. Bad weather and lack of equipment is adding to the already difficult situation. \tOOCL/COSCO sent a notice advising the suspension of bookings to Australia ex SEA and Europe. \tALL Shipping Lines have suspended bookings ex India to AU Please contact your sales rep ASAP for new bookings. For any questions please contact your sales representative on email@example.com or 1300 786 468. Congestion Surcharge Update Dear Customers, As you may know, Port Botany, Sydney has been dealing with a great deal of Industrial Action as of late. These strikes, go slows and work bans have caused ongoing congestion, resulting in an excess of more than 50,000TEU of cargo that has not been shipped out of the system. This has caused numerous shipping lines to charge a congestion fee into several ports. Port Congestion Surcharges currently look like this; Stockwell International will endeavour to update you as more information becomes available. For any questions please contact your sales representative on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 786 468. Sea Priority Dear Customers, Shipping line CMA/CGM/ANL has sent out notice that when shipping time-sensitive goods, their service SEAPRIORTIY will guarantee space and equipment for a fee; \tNEA to AU/NZ USD 800/BOX* \tSEA/ISC/MEG to AU/NZ USD 600/BOX* Valid 1st-30th November 2020. For any questions please contact your sales representative on email@example.com or 1300 786 468. General Rate Increase Dear Customers, Stockwell International has received notice that in light of the continued Industrial Action and several shipping lines being impacted a GRI has been implemented: \tImplemented 1st November: Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan to Australia US$300/TEU and US$600/FEU for both dry and refrigerated cargo \tImplemented 15th October: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to Australia USD $500 \tImplemented 2nd October: Europe, Med, & UK via Singapore USD $30 W/M (minimum 1M3) \tImplemented 2nd October: Europe, Med, & UK direct to Sydney/Melbourne USD $10 W/M minimum 1M3) For any questions please contact your sales representative on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 786 468. Christmas Season Outlook Dear Customers, Stockwell International would like to remind customers that the next 6 weeks are critical for cargo arriving into domestic supply chains. Retailers are now dealing with pre-Christmas sales much earlier due to the very popular one-off sales events – both on-line and in-store. \tAmazon Prime Day yesterday \tClick Frenzy 10 Nov \tBlack Friday 27 Nov \tCyber Monday 30 Nov The demand on retailers will worsen by the Melbourne lockdown, as more purchases are made on-line and home delivery pressures grow. If cargo is not here by November, Christmas sales may be missed. Please contact us ASAP for bookings. For any questions please contact your sales representative on email@example.com or 1300 786 468. Khapra Beetle Awareness Dear Customers, Stockwell International would like to highlight the importance of biosecurity awareness relating to the Khapra Beetle. The Khapra Beetle is a major threat to Australia’s grain industry. As a result the Department of Agriculture has introduced a series of urgent actions with Phase 2 due to commence on 15th October. If the Department has advised that treatment is needed, Stockwell International can help you with approved treatment options. For a list of high risk countries, click here. For any questions please contact your sales representative on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 786 468.