Increase to DP World Infrastructure Surcharge

Dear Customers,

This afternoon, industry has received notification from DP World Australia of a substantial increase in Port Access fees for Sydney and Melbourne, for all containers import and export via road or rail, applicable from April 3 2017. Further increases are expected in Brisbane.

For more detail please refer to the following notices.

Customer notice_DPWA Melbourne Infrastructure Surcharge Notice_Melbourne
Customer notice_DPWA Sydney Infrastructure Surcharge Notice_Sydney

Sydney – previously zero effective:          03/04/2017 $21.16 per container
Melbourne – previously $3.50 effective:    03/04/2017 $32.50 per container

This amount will be invoiced to road carrier via the 1-Stop Booking system & Rail Operator via a separate item on the rail invoice.

Industry has voiced their concerns with industry bodies Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and APSA proposing to formally challenge this surcharge and will be raising the matter with NSW Ports, the Port of Melbourne and relevant Government stakeholders.

SILA will continue to monitor and advise if any further updates.

Please do not hesitate to contact us further should you wish to discuss.

Kind Regards
SILA Customer Service