Saturday 17th Nov, 2018

Quick actions of crew avert major ship fire at Tauranga

FAST action by crew prevented a ship’s fire becoming a major conflagration, Kiwi emergency services say. The fire on board…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his presentation to…
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OUT & ABOUT: Pacific International Lines 50th Anniversary

A REFRESHING warm Melbourne provided a pleasant backdrop for the Pacific International Lines 50th anniversary celebrations. The event was held…
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Photo: CentrePort

CentrePort container cranes back in action

CONTAINER cranes at Wellington’s CentrePort have resumed operations for the first time since they were disabled by the Kaikoura earthquake…
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Mission to Seafarers relaunches Seafarer Happiness Index

MISSION to Seafarers recently announced the relaunch of the Seafarer Happiness Index to support a sustainable future for the global…
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NOMINATIONS are still open for the 22nd Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards. To be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on…
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Fiji port orders equipment

FIJI Ports Terminal Limited ordered three Kalmar reachstackers and one empty container handler due to start moving containers around the…
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Photo: Maritime New Zealand

First search and rescue vessel for Niue

MARITIME New Zealand has announced it is providing the small country of Niue with its first dedicated search and rescue…
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