July 07 Sydney Ports Transport Workshop presentation by David Scott Sea Freight Convenor
SUGGESTION FOR PEAK • SHIPPING LINES: • Report Sea Cargo details as early as possible to allow FF to match in ICS. • FORWARDERS: • Report Sea Cargo details as early as possible to allow Brokers to match. • BROKERS: • Encourage Importers to send them documents EARLIER • Advise Transport Operators FCL details asap. • ISSUE TO DISCUSS: • Shipping Line Detention (over Christmas / New Year – how to address it?) • CUSTOMS: • CEF – Early targeting – no delays.
Christmas / New Year 07/08 • Probable Container Empty Park Calendar: • 22nd Dec – 1st Jan • Saturday/Sunday 22nd/23rd (closed) • Monday 24th Christmas Eve (half day) • Tuesday 25th Christmas Day (closed) • Wednesday 26th Boxing Day (closed) • Thursday/Friday 27th/28th (open) • Saturday/Sunday 29th /30th (closed) • Monday 31st New Years Eve (half day) • Tuesday 1st New Years Day (closed)
DETENTION FREE PERIOD 10 days – Xmas 07 • 1st Day of Availability: Thursday 20th December • Detention begins Sunday 30th (4 ½ days to de-hire) • 2nd Day of Availability: Friday 21st December • Detention begins Sunday 30th (3 ½ days to de-hire) • Last Day of Availability: Saturday 22nd December • Detention begins Sunday 30th (2 ½ days to de-hire)