Sydney Port Service Charge Adjustment

Dear Valued Customer,

Please be advised that following a review of operating costs and current market level, Sinotrans Container Lines wishes to advice customers that effective from 1st.March.2014, our Sydney Import & Export Port Service Charge (PSC) will be adjusted and implemented as follows:

Sydney Import Port Service Charge

  • AUD 120 per 20’ container
  • AUD 240 per 40’ container

The above Import Port Service Charge will be applicable from vessel: Kota Layang v.036S, arriving Sydney 20th.Mar.2014.

Sydney Export Port Service Charge

  • AUD 109 per 20’ container
  • AUD 218 per 40’ container

The above Export Port Service Charge will be applicable from vessel: YM Busan v.040N, departing Sydney 7th.Mar.2014.
Please be guided accordingly and if you have any questions, please contact your local SILA representatives.
Yours sincerely,
Customer Service Team


Side Loader Fee Introduced by DP World & Patricks

Dear Valued Clients,

Please be advised that DP World and Patricks have introduced a Side Loader Fee, per truck, per visit to the Botany Terminal and their intention is to recover this fee from the road carriers (Truck Operators).

Like most road Carriers, Sinotrans Integrated Logistics is not in a position to absorb this fee and as such it will be passed on directly  to our clients in correlation with DP World and Patricks commencement dates. Please note this fee is passed on at cost.

The Side Loader Fees to be charged, excluding GST, are as follows:

Sinotrans Integrated Logistics would like to advise that from 1st June 2013, Load On and Load Off (LOLO) charges will be applicable to all containers being transferred from or to a Side Loader at Port Botany Terminal.


To Our Valued Customers,

Sinotrans Container Line, a Division of Sinotrans & CSC Limited is pleased to announce its new service CHINA - AUSTRALIA - TAIWAN (CAT).

Sinotrans will strengthen its long term commitment to the Australian Trade and exclusive partner Sinotrans Integrated Logistics will continue to provide a premium service to its loyal customer base.

Import bookings for this service will open this week. Please contact our customer service team in Sydney at if you would like further information on this service including transit times, schedules or rate requests.

As of the June 8th we will have 2 sailings per week SB to Australia.


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