Protected Industrial Action by MUA at Patrick Terminals Patrick Terminals - FremantleA ban on attending work on days an employee is rostered as "off/avail" commencing from 7am Saturday 15th May 2021 and finishing 11:00pm Sunday 23 May 2021.Patrick Terminals - Brisbane AutoStradA ban on attending work on days an employee is rostered as "off/avail" commencing from 7am Saturday 15th May 2021 and finishing 11:00pm Sunday 16 May 2021.A ban on working overtime commencing from 7am Saturday 15th May 2021 and finishing 11:00pm Sunday 16 May 2021. COVID-19 India Lockdown Update Covid-19 situation in India has surpassed critical with the country reporting over 300K+ cases of COVID-19 infections for over a week. The positivity rate and deaths related to complications of Covid-19 have rose by 3,417 and counting. In efforts to limit the spread of the second severe wave of coronavirus infections, strict regulations such as curfew and partial/complete lockdowns are back in full force in all states.Ports, Customs, and CFS's across India are operating under the essential services classification by the Government of India, Stockwells ensures business continuity, as we do our best to serve you in the current circumstances to continue to keep your shipments moving.We continue to review and implement procedures and action plans based on the monitoring of worldly events to protect staff and maintain stable operations. We will continue to keep you informed of any changes.Please feel free to reach out to us for any shipment queries or any other requests. Myanmar SituationAs the world is aware the Myanmar military overthrew the democratic government in a coup on February 1, and declared a year-long state of emergency.The standoff has turned deadly with more than 700 people killed during several protest sites.Stockwell International has been advised that due to the current situation in Myanmar all bookings have been suspended. As we can all understand this will cause congestion and delays, Stockwells will endeavour to keep up to date with information as it becomes available. There is no current advice on when bookings will be taken again. FAF BUC NoticeStockwell International has been advised the tariff for BUC/FAF dry & reefer cargo on Oceania trade for June 2021 has been updated as per below; IMO 2020 UpdateStockwell International has received update on the below IMO 2020 surcharge update, effective 15th April 2021; Please note this charge also applies to transhipment cargo Empty Equipment Imbalance Stockwell International has received notification and due to imbalance of equipment in Bangladesh an Empty Equipment Imbalance surcharge has been applied as following; USD 100/20â€™ container & USD 150/40â€™ containers (payable with the ocean freight)The above-mentioned surcharge will take into consideration the BL date and all dry cargoes bound to such destination;On services effective from 1 May, 2021On service ex Darwin effective from 8 May, 2021On service ex all Papua New Guinea POLs effective from 8 May, 2021 (Cargoes ex Townsville, Not Applicable)USD $400/TEUUSD $200/TEUAn equipment imbalance surcharge on reefer cargo moving from Australia to all destinations excluding USA is as follows: Australia and New Zealand to USA Bunker Recovery Charge Stockwell International has received notification and effective 1st June the below BRC Charges will apply to cargo ex Australia to the following regions; General Rate Increases, Peak Season Surcharge & Congestion Surcharge Dear Customers,Stockwell International has received notice and wishes to advise customers that in light of the continued Industrial Action and continual heavy congestion, several shipping lines have been impacted and have implemented the following General Rate Increase/Peak Season Surcharge/Congestion Surcharge:Peak Season Surcharge/General Rate Increase: Stockwell International has received notice that there has been an increase globally for LCL general rate increases, for specific countries and amounts please contact us directly. LCL1st April 2021Montreal/Toronto (via Philadelphia), Vancouver to Australia Amount: USD $8 per W/M or minimum 1st April 2021All North American ports to Australia (except Fremantle) and New Zealand Amount: USD $16 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021All origins via Los Angeles and New York to all US destinationsAmount: USD $32 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021Italy to Sydney, Melbourne & FremantleAmount: USD $20 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021Italy to AdelaideAmount: USD $25 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021Italy to BrisbaneAmount: USD $30 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021Belgium to Australia Amount: EUR $25 per W/M or minimum1st April 2021Spain to Australia Amount: USD $25 per W/M or minimum (Increase of USD 11.00 per w/m or Minimum)1st April 2021Netherlands to Australia Amount: EUR $25 per W/M or minimum (Increase USD 8.50 per w/m or Minimum)1st April 2021UK to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & AdelaideAmount: USD $32 per W/M or minimum (Increase USD 20.00 per w/m or Minimum)1st April 2021UK to FremantleAmount: USD $82 per W/M or minimum (Increase USD 20.00 per w/m or Minimum)1st April 2021USA to Australia Amount: USD $8 per W/M or minimum 1st May 2021Europe to Australia and New ZealandAmount: USD $16 per W/M or minimum FCL1st April 2021Australia to South East Asia, North East Asia Indian Subcontinent and Middle Eastern Gulf Amount: USD $200/TEU per dry container and USD $300 per reefer container 1st April 2021UK to AustraliaAmount: USD $500/TEU per dry container 11th May 2021Europe to Australia and New Zealand Amount: USD $400/TEU and USD $800/FEU per dry container. USD $500/20'RF and USD $500/40'RF15th May 2021Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan to all ports and points in New Zealand and AustraliaAmount: USD $300/TEU and USD $600/FEU15th May 2021 Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to Australia Amount: USD $300/TEU and USD $600/FEU15th May 2021China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan to Australia, and from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to New Zealand Amount: USD $300/TEU and USD $600/FEU1st June 2021Australia to New Zealand Amount: USD $400/TEU and USD $800/FEU1st June 2021Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands to Africa, Latin America, Europe, Mediterranean, USA East CoastAmount: USD $400/TEU and USD $800/FEU1st June 2021Trans Tasman Amount: USD $200/TEU and USD $400/FEUPort Congestion Surcharge: LCLIn view of the positive operational developments in the port of Sydney, shipping lines have decided to withdraw the Congestion Surcharge (CGO / CGD).MSC â€“ From 9th AprilHMM â€“ From 10th AprilTS Lines 4th April ZIM and Gold Star 1st April 1st May 2021Europe to Australia and New ZealandAmount: USD $300/TEU and USD $600/FEU1st June 2021Australia to New Zealand Amount: USD $400/TEU and USD $800/FEUFor any questions please contact your sales representative on email@example.com or 1300 786 468. BMSB 2020-2021 Season Dear Customers,Stockwell International has received reminder notice from Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment in regards to measures to protect against Brown marmorated stink bugNow that we are in the home stretch to the end of the season, there has been confirmation of current end dates. The DAWE would like to remind importers that the measures apply to goods shipped from 1 September 2020 that arrive in Australian territory by 31 May 2021 (inclusive).Goods shipped between 1 September 2020 and 30 April 2021 need to be treated and may be referred for intervention if they arrive by 31 May 2021 (inclusive).Goods with a shipped on board date of 1 May 2021 onwards arriving by 31 May 2021 may be subject to inspection.Any goods arriving from 1 June 2021 onwards will be deemed as out of scope and not subject to the measures.Break Bulk (including open top and flat rack)We would like to remind all customers that all break bulk is subject to mandatory offshore treatment prior to arrival into Australia. Any break bulk arriving into Australia untreated, will be prevented from discharge and directed for export as per DAWE policy. No exemptions for onshore treatment will be granted.For target risk countries, click here.For any questions please contact your sales representative on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 786 468.