Monday 20th Aug, 2018
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Coastal shipping amendments: industry reacts

AMENDMENTS to Australia’s cabotage regime
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Chester and Albo brawl over coastal shipping legislation

BIPARTISANSHIP over coastal shipping laws already has proven elusive, with the major parties trading political blows. Former infrastructure minister Anthony…
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Bundaberg marine precinct in the works

A PLOT of empty land adjacent to the Port of Bundaberg has been designated a marine industry precinct. Gladstone Ports…
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NOMINATIONS are still open for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on…
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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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ICS calls for cooperation to ensure successful implementation of Ballast Water Convention

THE International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling on all parties to work together towards the successful implementation of the…
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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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Captain Charles Smith with Te Haa in background. Photo: CentrePort

New pilot launch breezes into Wellington

A BRAND new pilot vessel is soon to start working in Wellington Harbour. The jet-powered Te Haa has a maximum…
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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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