Are you a business in Western Australia looking to export goods overseas, or import items into Australia? You may find Albany Port to be your best option. TSL is a Port of Albany freight forwarder who can organise sea freight from Albany Port for exports, and sea freight to Albany Port for imports. We can also act as a Port of Albany customs broker as a standalone service for your shipping needs.
Albany Port was the site in Western Australia where European settlers first arrived in 1826, and for a number of years was the only port in the state. The port is a natural harbour on Western Australia’s south coast, and on the north shore of Princess Royal Harbour. Albany Port processes vessels carrying bulk cargo as well as smaller quantities of goods. A number of passenger cruise ships also visit the Port of Albany.
Albany is a bulk port which exports goods all over the world, including countries in Asia, Europe and Africa. The main bulk cargo exported through the Port of Albany is a grain (wheat, barley) and woodchips. Smaller trades include exports of silica sand and canola oil, and imports of fertiliser and fuel. Yearly trade is usually between three and four million tonnes. For more information about Albany Port, please visit this site.
Ports Australia, the body representing Australia’s port authorities and corporations describes bulk cargo as ‘homogenous unpacked cargo’. Commodities such as coal, iron ore and grain would be described as dry bulk. Commodities exported in a liquid form, such as oil and other petroleum-based products, are described as wet bulk or liquid bulk. The main bulk goods exported from Australia from Albany Port are grain and woodchips.
Customs brokerage (also called customs clearance) is clearing goods through customs barriers both in Australia and overseas. As a leading Port of Albany customs broker, TSL understands perfectly that customs brokerage can be a delicate operation that requires a precise and reliable service.
Customs clearance is often time-sensitive – and at times, urgent. It is crucial for your business that this task is carried out with the utmost accuracy and care. For this reason, TSL has developed highly effective systems in order to make our customs brokerage highly precise and extremely dependable. When we organise your sea freight to Albany Port, we always stick to these high standards so your goods are cleared for onward travel as quickly as possible, and with zero complications.
TSL is a Port of Albany shipping agent with exceptional links with top suppliers of services in sea freight from Albany Port. Whether you need a local transporter for your imports or exports or customs clearance for their quick passage through Albany Port, we’re 100% confident we can deliver your cargo on time, every time. Our end-to-end logistics service covers all aspects of sea freight to Albany Port.
If you need goods to be transported from Albany Port to another part of Australia, you can rely on TSL Australia. We provide comprehensive domestic and interstate transportation services. We are based in Melbourne but with the ability to cover Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Tasmania. We manage transportation by air, road and sea.