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Fremantle Port tariff - effective from 1 July, 2015

A revised Fremantle Ports tariff became effective from 1 July, 2015.   Please click here to access the tariff.    If you require any further information, please contact our Operations Department.   

SAS support seafarers welfare

As part of SAS’s contribution to improving seafarer’s welfare, during the month of December free seafood hampers were arranged to be supplied to vessels in Kwinana for the ship’s crew to enjoy during the Festive season. Likewise a donation was made to the Port Hedland Seafarer’s Centre towards the supply of hampers to ships [...]

MLC Certification

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have today released a reminder about the requirement for all  vessel's calling at Australian ports to be able to provide Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) Certification as from 21st August, 2014. For the full document, please click here to view. If you need any further information, p [...]

Australian Quarantine release bulletins on biosecurity & Giant African Snail.

The Australian Department of Agriculture have released 2 documents relating to heightened awareness of biosecurity in general as well as Giant African Snail awareness for vessels and cargoes destined for Australia. Please click on the below links to view the bulletins: Be Biosecurity aware Giant African Snail For more information or advic [...]

QUARANTINE RISK - ASIAN GYPSY MOTH

The Department of Agriculture has announced it will commence its annual heightened surveillance regime for managing the risks posed by Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) on international vessels from 15 July to 31 October 2014. Please click here to view the full bulletin. Further information on AGM and other pests can be found on this link. For furthe [...]

Quarantine charge increase

As from 1 July, 2014 the Department of Agriculture fees for Vessel Quarantine inspections will increase.   Please click here for a summary of the fees.   If you need any more information, please contact us at Operations@shipagency.com.au  

Fremantle Port Authority announce port cost increases effective 1 July, 2014

Fremantle Ports have today released their revised tariff with effect from 1 July, 2014 covering Fremantle & Kwinana. Increases vary from around 5-7% with a few notable exceptions that have higher percentage increases. Please click here for the full tariff.   If you need further information please contact us at Fremantle@shipagenc [...]

Australian government announces reduction in Levy.

The Australian Government has announced that it will reduce the rate of the Protection of the Sea Levy effective as from 1 July 2014 in a move that will save ships visiting Australian ports around AUD 9 million a year. The Government increased the levy from AUD 0.1125 to AUD 0.1425 per NT in April 2009 to meet part of the cost of cleaning up the [...]