Saturday 22nd Sep, 2018
Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

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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Engage Marine Chief Executive Officer, Mark Malone. Photo: Jim Wilson

New tug business to hit Aussie market

A NEW tug business is set to make a splash in Australia, with the announcement this week of the creation…
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Warwick Norman (right) with Ian French of the Master Mariners. Photo: David Sexton

Saving sailors, now saving the planet

RIGHTSHIP founder Warwick Norman has explained how the group has expanded from a safety focus to one of environmental sustainability…
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Svitzer's general manager harbour towage, James Mather, (left) with Ports Australia CEO, Mike Gallacher. Photo: David Sexton

Technology to drive efficiency, says Svitzer

TUG business Svitzer says enhanced technology will drive efficiency and productivity improvements in years to come. General manager harbour towage,…
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Darwin Port's East Arm Wharf. Inset - Captain Ian Niblock. Photos: Darwin Port

SPECIAL REPORT: Northern Territory

Darwin recovers from a tough 12 months