Thursday 13th Dec, 2018
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Competition can’t come at the cost of standards

Sir, I am compelled to respond to
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Competition in Pilotage in Melbourne

SIR, International shipping is a highly competitive business, our members are accustomed to tough competition, and in principle they will…
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Helicopter-borne marine pilots guide first ship into Melbourne

NEW marine pilot business, Australian Pilotage Group, has guided its first ship into the Port of Melbourne. Marine pilots Captain…
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Australian cadets becoming extinct, says a DCN reader. Photo: Laurie Smith

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coastal Shipping lack of job opportunities

SIR, I wrote earlier this year in regards to the lack of opportunities for young Australians to embark on a…
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AMSA working to simplify vessel survey regime

THE Australian Maritime Safety Authority has taken another step toward simplifying the commercial vessel survey regime, releasing the final regulation…
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New tool provides evolving overview of LNG bunker infrastructure

SEA\LNG has launched a new online tool to increase understanding of the rapidly changing LNG bunkering landscape around the world….
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Crew helps rescue boaties off Fremantle

CREW on board the tug/supply ship, Far Statesman (IMO 9631759), were among those to come to the aid of three…
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Australia’s young seafarers need help

SIR, I recently wrote talking about the promises made from the then Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, one…
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Kiwi pilot “justifiably” sacked after skiving and a vessel crash

A PILOT at New Zealand’s Gisborne Port was sacked after not piloting two vessels, one of which crashed into a…
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