18th December 2012


SWIRE SHIPPING AUSTRALIAN COASTAL IMPROVEMENTS


Swire Shipping is delighted to announce significant transit time improvements for Australian Coastal cargo, commencing from the Kweilin 1216N the revised transit times are as follows:

  Gladstone Townsville Darwin
Brisbane 1 day 5 days 12 days
Gladstone   1 day 8 days
Townsville     4 days


Coastal shipping in Australia represents a cost effective option which is environmentally friendly and delivers high levels of cargo care.


For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative.

 

Swire Shipping
Sydney
www.swireshipping.com

12th December, 2012

Asia to New Zealand

RATE RESTORATION (RR)

Dear Valued Customers,

In order to maintain our high level of service and extensive port coverage we would like to advise the implementation of a Rate Restoration (RR) on all import shipments on our North Asia and East/South East Asia Services from Asia to New Zealand from 15th January, 2013.

The RR will be effective for all import shipments into New Zealand from North Asia (Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Korea), East/South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Philippines).

The RR will be US$200 per TEU, US$400 per FEU effective for any shipment with a B/L date on or after 15th January, 2013.

We appreciate your continued and on-going support for our business. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative.

Swire Shipping Trade Management

4th December, 2012

CHANGE IN BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF)
FOR NORTHBOUND CARGO
FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA & SOLOMON ISLANDS TO ASIA

As a result of a fluctuation in the price of oil, Swire Shipping has revised the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) being charged for all Northbound cargo from Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to Asia. The new BAF charges will be as follows:

USD $600 / TEU

USD $1200 / FEU

USD $33.00 / RT (Break-bulk / LCL)

The new BAF charges will be implemented from the following vessels:

Ex PNG – Kweilin V.1216N

Ex Solomon Islands – Kweilin V.1216N

Swire Shipping will review the BAF on this trade lane monthly, tracking it on the Platts IFO380 market price and reduce or increase our BAF accordingly.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative.

Swire Shipping
Sydney
www.swireshipping.com

4th December 2012

WESTBOUND

NEW ZEALAND TO AUSTRALIA

Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) – January 2013

We wish to advise that following a review of the current bunker prices, the Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for all containers & break bulk shipments ex New Zealand to Australia will decrease by $0.55/RT and $10.00/TEU in January 2013. The new levels are:

  • Containers: NZD 395.00 / TEU and NZD 790.00 / FEU
  • Break-bulk: NZD 18.85 / RVT

The BAF will again be reviewed at the end of December.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative or our Customer Service Department on 0800 947 947.

Swire Shipping
Sydney
www.swireshipping.com

3rd December 2012

BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR (BAF)

Dear Customer

Due to the trend in the price of bunker fuel this past month, the Swire Shipping BAF formula has decreased as follows:-

Cargo loading on East/South East Asia Service

US$ 725 / TEU
USD $1,450 / FEU
USD $35.50 / RT (Break-bulk / LCL)

Cargo loading on North Asia Service

US$ 750 / TEU
USD $1,500 / FEU
USD $36.75 / RT (Break-bulk / LCL)

The surcharge will apply for all consignments showing a Bill of Lading date of 1 January 2013 or later on the following Swire Shipping routes:

East/South East Asia Fiji, New Caledonia and New Zealand to Asia (Northbound)
  Asia to Fiji, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Southbound)
   
North Asia Fiji, New Caledonia and New Zealand to Asia (Northbound)
  Asia to Fiji, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Southbound)

We thank you for your understanding on the impact of bunker fuel prices and we appreciate your continued support.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact your local Swire Shipping representative

Swire Shipping
www.swireshipping.com