Saturday 22nd Sep, 2018
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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

Passengers MANY cargo ships carried 12 first class type accommodation passengers (“pax”), who preferred the relative isolation compared with cruise…
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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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Captain Spencer-Hogbin (right) with Ian French. Photo: David Sexton

Veteran mariner honoured

CAPTAIN Martin Spencer-Hogbin’s 50 years of service to the Master Mariners of Australia was this week honoured with a plaque….
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From the Tamar to Darling Harbour: the AMC is setting up shop in Australia’s biggest city

EXPANSION by the Australian Maritime College is to see it begin specialist maritime training from one of Australia’s most prominent…
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‘Lift up your game, Mal’, wharfies say

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull must do better in the area of social policy, the Maritime Union says. The MUA Sydney…
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SPECIAL REPORT: South Australia

SA’s cup half full says academic