Date: 23/04/2015 1:32:02 PM
Industry Update - April 2015

Attn: Shipping Manager

Revised BAF ex UK/North West Continent & Mediterranean to Australia / New Zealand

Please be advised that shipping lines have announced a revised BAF effective 1st May 2015 of:-

US$ 525.00 per 20’

US$ 1050.00 per 40’/40’HC

Increase to Carrier Security Fee

Shipping lines have increased their carrier security fee, effective immediately to USD13 per container. We have no option but to pass this increase on accordingly.

Increase to Empty Container Park Fee

We have been notified of an increase to the Empty Container Park Fee. As a result, this charge is now AUD25 effective immediately.

GRI (General Rate Increase) notices

We have had notifications this month from various shipping lines in regards to a proposed general rate increase, details as follows:-

Ex Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Myanmar to all Australian ports, effective 1st May 2015:-

US$100.00 per 20’

US$200.00 per 40’/40’HC

Ex China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea to Australia, effective 15th May 2015:-

US$300.00 per 20’

US$600.00 per 40’/40’HC

Again, it will be a wait and see approach as to whether the carriers’ put these increases through. If you are concerned regarding your rates, please do not hesitate to contact your sales representative who will be more than happy to discuss this with you.

Best Regards,

The D&V Information Team