THE LATEST episode of The DCN Weekly covers our top news stories for the week, including a milestone in reporting seafarer fatalities at sea and an investigation into a fatal marine pilot transfer.

The DCN Weekly is a new podcast from DCN, providing a regular roundup of the biggest stories in Australian shipping and maritime logistics.

This week, we take a look at coastal shipping in New Zealand, with Maersk having announced the launch of a new coastal service for the country.

We also explore some of the safety issues behind a fatal helicopter crash during a marine pilot transfer off Port Hedland in 2018. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its findings this week.

Also, we touch on a milestone for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, which is celebrating the outcome of proposal to mandate the reporting of seafarer fatalities in the MLC 2006.

The DCN Weekly podcast is published to our website every Friday afternoon and included in each Monday’s newswire.

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