15 March 2019
Who does this notice affect?
Importers and brokers of sea containers and break bulk cargo from countries listed on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources' Country Action List (CAL).
Stakeholders in the import and shipping industries—including stevedores, freight forwarders, importers, customs brokers and master consolidators—associated with importing goods that require increased intervention during the Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season (shipped between 1 September 2018 and 30 April 2019 inclusive).
What has changed?
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources will be carrying out upgrades to the S-Cargo system on 16 March 2019.
This means that there may be intermittent disruption to the processing of sea containers and break bulk cargo in S-Cargo, from 21:00 AEDT Saturday 16 March until 01:00 AEDT Sunday 17 March 2019.
We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing cooperation.
If you have any concerns or questions please contact Container NCC for further information.