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Two men charged after 63 kilograms of Meth was found hidden in shipping pallets

Two men charged after 63 kilograms of Meth was found hidden in shipping pallets Two men from Sydney have been charged with attempting to possess a commercial quantity of unlawfully imported border controlled drugs, contrary to section 307.5 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), after allegedly importing 63 kilograms of meth concealed inside shipping pallets from […]

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Australian Trusted Trader

Australian Trusted Trader Reducing red tape for Trusted Traders at the border, improving certainty in export markets, and expediting the flow of cargo in and out of Australia. If you are an importer, exporter, service provider, active in the international supply chain for 2 years, financially solvent, and have an Australian Business Number you might

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Number of men set to be charged in international $47 million cocaine investigation

Number of men set to be charged in international $47 million cocaine investigation Five men allegedly connected to 188 kilograms of cocaine seized by Australian authorities in 2019 have been arrested, with a sixth man to be served a court attendance notice after an extensive international multi-agency investigation. The men are being questioned by police

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Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for his part in the importation of 1.2 tonnes of Ephedrine

Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for his part in the importation of 1.2 tonnes of Ephedrine A 23 year old man has been sentenced to 7 years in prison after pleading guilty for his part in importing 1.2 tonnes of Ephedrine. A shipment declared as furniture was X-rayed by Australian Border Force (ABF)

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Owner of ‘Ever Given’ declares General Average – Marine insurance matters!

Owner of ‘Ever Given’ declares General Average – Marine insurance matters! As the investigation into the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal began last week, the vessel’s Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen, has declared General Average. The grounding of the Ever Given is shaping up as potentially the most complex ‘general average’ (GA) claim of all

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Sea container measures to protect against the Khapra Beetle – An update!

Sea container measures to protect against the Khapra Beetle – An update! Phase 6A of the Khapra Beetle urgent actions will commence from 12 April 2021. Phase 6A will introduce mandatory offshore treatment requirements for target risk sea containers. Implementation dates will be staggered and depend on the type of target risk container. Target risk containers

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llicit Tobacco Taskforce Targets International and Domestic Tobacco Smuggling Rings

llicit Tobacco Taskforce Targets International and Domestic Tobacco Smuggling Rings Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) led by The Australian Border Force (ABF) has disrupted the activities of two alleged organised crime syndicates involved in the importation and distribution of illicit tobacco throughout Victoria and Western Australia. The first operation occurred when ABF officers from the ITTF

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