Update 72

Did you know?

Shipping containers travelling from Victoria into Tasmania or Tasmania into Victoria require a CSC plate or “Container Safe Convention” plate.

The CSC sets out important standards to ensure the safety of shipping containers through the global supply chain.

Containers shipped within Tasmania do not require a CSC plate. However for the safety of staff, equipment and goods BIL requires all containers to be of an acceptable – and safe – standard.

Things to look out for include damaged corner fittings, broken fork pockets, locking bars and hinges or excessive rust.

We politely ask our customers to ensure sound quality control on all containers for the safety of everyone, including regular inspections and maintenance.

And a reminder that customers are also responsible for the safe and proper stowage of goods in or on containers.

Hay delivery

John Duigan has delivered its valuable cargo of donated hay bales to Geelong. And the hay is now on its way to regional New South Wales to assist drought-stricken farmers.

Bass Island Line (BIL) was proud to play a role in transporting this generous donation from Tasmanian farmers and the broader transport industry.

BIL would like to congratulate the organisers on a successful and well run hay drive.


Blue skies ahead

After a period of rough weather the forecast for next week is looking favourable. John Duigan is back to schedule and the crew are looking forward to calmer seas ahead.

We would like to thank the crew and everyone involved for their hard work and commitment in what can be at times very challenging conditions.


Your views

We are always keen to receive feedback from our customers and stakeholders about the BIL service.

Let us know what you would like to hear about in the BIL Update and how you think the service is performing by emailing info@bassislandline.com.au

BIL Update full PDF available here.