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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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L to R: Peter Murday, Chris Barber, Michael Sierp, Susan Hull and Mike Squires. Photo: Ian Ackerman

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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Photo: Ian Ackerman

Shipping reform is essential for national security

INSUFFICIENT recognition is being paid to Australia’s diminishing maritime capacity, federal member for Fremantle Josh Wilson says. Speaking at the…
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Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

ICS calls for cooperation to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Water Convention

THE International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling on all parties to work together towards the successful implementation of the…
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Outer Harbor Container Terminal at Port Adelaide. Photo: Flinders Ports

Container throughput at Adelaide up on previous month

SOUTH Australia’s main container port saw a slight increase in containerised cargo in July, but the TEUs crossing the wharf…
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Escape from the savages of war has long been an incentive for people to risk their life trying to flee by sea.

THE SHIPPING LIFE: Passengers, Stowaways and Jumpers

Passengers MANY cargo ships carried 12 first class type accommodation passengers (“pax”), who preferred the relative isolation compared with cruise…
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July trade figures for Melbourne show increase

PORT of Melbourne saw an uptick in containerised trade in July, according to the latest available trade statistics from the…
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