Saturday 22nd Sep, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Coastal Shipping – the challenge continues

THE long-awaited Government proposal to amend coastal trading legislation has finally hit the Parliament in the form of the Coastal Trading…
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime introduced in to Parliament this week drew mixed reactions from industry players – not surprising…
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Mission to Seafarers relaunches Seafarer Happiness Index

MISSION to Seafarers recently announced the relaunch of the Seafarer Happiness Index to support a sustainable future for the global…
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Chester and Albo brawl over coastal shipping legislation

BIPARTISANSHIP over coastal shipping laws already has proven elusive, with the major parties trading political blows. Former infrastructure minister Anthony…
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New coastal shipping bill to “cut red tape” introduced into Parliament

INFRASTRUCTURE minister Darren Chester has introduced into Parliament a bill to amend the Coastal Trading Act 2012, which he says will…
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NOMINATIONS are still open for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on…
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OUT & ABOUT: Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors biennial conference

JONES Bay Wharf in the Sydney suburb of Pyrmont was the setting last week for the Australasian Institute of Marine…
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Ballast water convention comes into force, affecting NZ-flagged vessels

THE International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention came into effect on Friday (September 8), bringing changes to rules in New…
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