Thursday 22nd Mar, 2018
Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Bahnfrend

WA looking towards a cruise boom

THE cruise ship Sun Princess is to “homeport” in Fremantle for the 2019-20 season following the state government’s commitment to…
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Photo: Australian Antarctic Division

New Aussie icebreaker takes shape in Romania

AUSTRALIA’S new scientific ice breaker, RSV Nuyina is taking shape at Damen’s shipyard in Galati, Romania. More than 7000 tonnes…
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Photo: MOL

Big Beluga Ace delivered to MOL

MITSUI OSK Lines has announced the delivery of the Beluga Ace (IMO 9777802), the first car carrier in the “Flexie”…
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Source: Australian Maritime Safety Authority / Twitter

Search for missing helicopter pilot continues off Port Hedland

SEARCH and rescue operations for a missing helicopter pilot off Port Hedland are to resume this morning (16 March) at…
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Photo: Chris Mackey

‘Holed pipe’ the suspect in flooded bulker

A ‘HOLED pipe’ on the bulker Goliath (IMO 9036430) is believed to have been the source of salt water which…
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Photo: Fremantle Ports

WA government pledges money for Freo passenger terminal

PREMIER of Western Australia Mark McGowan has pledged to spend $3m to upgrade the Fremantle cruise terminal in order to…
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Photo: Credit-Austal and Eiji Mitooka, Don Design Associates

Austal wins Japanese fast ferry contract

AUSSIE shipbuilder Austal announced it won the $68m contract to design and build a new trimaran ferry for JR Kyushu…
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Photo: Silversea Cruises

Aussie cruise honchos head to Florida

THE Australian Cruse Association (ACA) is sending a record 16 members to Florida to attend this week’s Seatrade Cruise Global…
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