Tuesday 17th Jul, 2018
Photo: Rio Tinto

Westug contract with Rio Tinto renewed

WESTUG has been tapped to continue providing towage services at Rio Tinto’s iron ore ports of Cape Lambert and Dampier in the Pilbara.
Photo: Lomar Shipping

Kea Trader one year after grounding

The ship’s hulk is still on a rock reef in the South Pacific one year on from its grounding

Photo: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

New LNG bunker vessel on order

The vessel is to supply LNG as a marine fuel in Japan

The initial search area is identified in the map below with the shaded area showing where the initial search will be undertaken by the survey vessel. The map also shows the location where the containers were lost and the location of the two containers which have been recovered so far. Credit: AMSA

Hydrographic vessel searches for YM Efficiency containers

Authorities say the weather has caused some delays in the search for missing containers

Photo: LPC

Big dredge headed to Lyttleton

The South Island port is increasing its draft to accommodate larger ships

Photo: AMC Search

Women take the helm with patrol boat training

AMC Search is helping train law enforcement officers from our near neighbours in the use of patrol boats

Photo: Svitzer

New tug on the block

Svitzer Australia’s new tugboat Glenrock has arrived at the Port of Newcastle

Photo: Chris Mackey, Southern Cross Maritime

Tenders open for Gladstone towage operators

The current agreement is set to expire at the end of the year.

Photo: Jim Wilson and Hema Maps

Molten metal leads to cargo fire

SHIP operators have been warned to stay alert to fire risk following a welding incident on board general cargo ship…
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