Australian Depot Managers Say Free Box Storage Time is ‘unworkable’

Wednesday 30/03/22

Exasperated container depot operators in Australia have called on shipping lines to offer “more realistic” free storage.

Based near Sydney’s Port Botany, Price & Speed demands carriers respond to the “industry-wide” problem of insufficient free time, given the current market conditions of surging volumes and congestion.

Owner Kevin Malouf said: “The world is rapidly changing, and when multiple ships arrive at port, cargo volumes being processed at our depot are exasperated.”

He explained that Price & Speed had been running ...

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