Wednesday 13th Dec, 2017
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime
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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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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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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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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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