Sunday 22nd Apr, 2018
Celebrity Solstice. Photo: Celebrity Cruises

Newcastle slides into cruise season

PORT of Newcastle is to officially launch its 2017/18 cruise season this weekend. On Saturday October 7, some 1950 passengers…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia needs Australian flag shipping

THIS issue is no novelty for any readers or for myself. The question has been asked of me why this…
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ABF vessel grounds on Queensland reef

THE Australian Transport Safety Bureau has begun an investigation into the grounding of an Australian Border Force vessel in Queensland’s…
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World Maritime Day celebrated in Cook Islands

AVATIU Harbour was the setting for World Maritime Day celebrations in the Cook Islands, South Pacific. The celebrations incorporated the…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Strains of a life at sea

THERE are so many aspects of this form of existence in the latter parts of the 1900s. Crew didn’t have…
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Maritime NZ director, Keith Manch (right) addresses the ICAO/IMO Joint Working Group

Search and rescue leaders meet in Wellington

FOR those working in the provision of life-saving search and rescue services, it’s critical to draw on the resources of colleagues…
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Image: Damen

Children name vessel, get sent to Antarctica

TWELVE school children are going to Antarctica after winning the competition to name the Australian Antarctic division’s new icebreaker. Environment…
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Photo: Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal

Port Adelaide posts increase in August TEUs

CONTAINERISED cargo coming through Port Adelaide was above average in August for the 2017 calendar year, posting a slight increase…
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