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NOMINATIONS have opened for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth…
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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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Efic reforms pass Parliament

PARLIAMENT has passed amendments that will help grow Australia’s exports by improving the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) support…
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‘Bob Kat’ makes common cause with wharfies

ONE speaker who may have raised eyebrows at this week’s union rally in Canberra was maverick Queensland MP, Bob Katter….
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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

Captain Harry Mansson AM is a Master Mariner, a retired ship’s Captain, with a subsequent varied background as an international…
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Jane Cutler appointed to AMSA board

THE Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has a new board member after the appointment of Jane Cutler as a member….
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Australian Maritime College

INDUSTRY OPINION: Improving maritime education and training for today’s sophisticated ships

Dr Gholam Reza Emad* APPRENTICESHIP training on board ships is a mandatory component of seafarers training scheme. Traditionally, seafarers develop…
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