Tuesday 13th Nov, 2018
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Svitzer to gather data with ‘black boxes’ in tugs

TOWAGE operator Svitzer announced plans for driving innovation over the coming year, with installing devices similar to those known as…
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Cutter crews to down tools in Sydney

CREW members of pilot cutters at Ports Jackson and Botany are to down tools for 24 hours from this Tuesday…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Maritime Engineering & Salvage

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Union and Svitzer head to the Fair Work Commission

TUG company Svitzer and two unions headed to the Fair Work Commission in Sydney this week in an effort to resolve a…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia needs Australian flag shipping

THIS issue is no novelty for any readers or for myself. The question has been asked of me why this…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Strains of a life at sea

THERE are so many aspects of this form of existence in the latter parts of the 1900s. Crew didn’t have…
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Sydney pilot cutter crew strike ends early

A PILOT cutter crew in Sydney stopped a strike 12 hours early after the Port Authority of New South Wales…
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