Monday 20th Aug, 2018
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KOTUG Australia awarded Fortescue Port Hedland contract

KOTUG Australia has announced it has won a contract to operate a tugboat fleet for Fortescue Metals Group at Port…
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AMSA to take over operations of the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel Safety

STARTING on July 1 2018, AMSA will be the sole service provider under the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel…
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Criminal liability a possibility for Aussie pilots, writes Captain John Kavanagh (with assistance from Kendall Messer)*

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Tug crew jobs on the line as Smit Lamnalco and Svitzer extend towage pact

A SUB-contracting agreement between towage specialists Smit Lamnalco and Svitzer has been extended for two years and expanded to cover…
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Changes at the top of pilotage body

CAPTAIN Neil Farmer has been elected president of the Australasian Marine Pilots Institute (AMPI) at its annual general meeting, held in Fremantle…
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Australia elected to IMO Council Category B

AUSTRALIA has been upgraded to Category B in the Council of the International Maritime Organization in London over the weekend….
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NSW Port Authority “cautiously optimistic” on pilot cutter crew dispute

IS THERE a light at the end of the tunnel for the pilot cutter crew dispute in Sydney? Seems likely. The MUA…
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Maritime Awards digital magazine now available

A FULL list of award winners and quality photographs from the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards is now…
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