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Rising Container Detention Costs

The Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), of which most of our transport operators are a member, has published the following media release which discusses how the current market conditions are imposing onerous detention fees on importers and exporters.  The CTAA also supports the Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) calls upon government to the create a new federal regulator, along the lines of the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), to facilitate open and competitive international trade while safeguarding the interests of Australian shippers (exporters, importers and freight forwarders).

0818 CTAA Media Release - Rising Container Detention an Insidious Consequence of Shipping Capacity Squeeze