Monday 19th Nov, 2018
Photo: Maritime New Zealand

First search and rescue vessel for Niue

MARITIME New Zealand has announced it is providing the small country of Niue with its first dedicated search and rescue…
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Dredged sediment facility in Gold Coast to be operational by year-end

THE Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) is on its way to becoming a reality with Queensland acting ports…
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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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Investigator II back in action on the Bass Strait

THE vessel Investigator II sailed for King Island over the weekend after engine difficulties prevented earlier transits. One of the…
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Total Pilbara exports dip slightly while live export re-starts at Hedland

PILBARA Ports Authority reported a total monthly cargo throughput of 57.9m tonnes for August, showing a decrease of 478,000 tonnes…
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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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North Queensland Bulk Ports pays homage to master mariner

SENIOR marine pilot at North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), Mike Boss-Walker, will retire this month after an extensive and varied…
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