Wednesday 20th Sep, 2017
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Shipping reform is essential for national security

INSUFFICIENT recognition is being paid to Australia’s diminishing maritime capacity, federal member for Fremantle Josh Wilson says. Speaking at the…
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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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‘Bob Kat’ makes common cause with wharfies

ONE speaker who may have raised eyebrows at this week’s union rally in Canberra was maverick Queensland MP, Bob Katter….
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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

Captain Harry Mansson AM is a Master Mariner, a retired ship’s Captain, with a subsequent varied background as an international…
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July trade figures for Melbourne show increase

PORT of Melbourne saw an uptick in containerised trade in July, according to the latest available trade statistics from the…
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Ports and coastal shipping keys to revitalising regional Australia says peak body

REVITALISING coastal shipping could help rebuild regional and rural centres by creating jobs, according to Ports Australia’s submission to the…
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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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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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