Friday, March 31, 2023

Master Claims Recreational Voyage While Towing a Barge

Australia has convicted the master of a Sydney-based commercial vessel for breaching a condition on his vessel’s certificate of operation. The March 20

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 5882

Monday, March 20, 2023

Australia Bans Dutch Ship Amid Crackdown on ‘Poor Performers’

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has handed down a 90-day ban to a Netherlands-flagged ship as part of a crackdown on “poor

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 13046

Monday, February 27, 2023

Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) containership from entering Australian ports over maintenance

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 23464

Monday, July 25, 2022

Australia Bans Tanker for Underpaying Crew, Insufficient Food and Water

A Liberian-flagged tanker has been banned from Australian ports for six months for underpaying crew wages and insufficient food and water. The Australian

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 8719

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A helicopter assists the MV Portland Bay off New South Wales, Australia

Broken Down Bulk Carrier Saved Off Australia’s New South Wales

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier and its crew of 21 have reached port safely in Australia after several days battling bad weather off the coast. The M/V

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 3968

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
western callao bulk carrier

Australia Bans Bulk Carrier for Six Months Over Maritime Labor Breaches

Australian maritime authorities have banned a Singapore-flagged bulk carrier from the country’s port for six months for breaches of the Maritime Labour

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 4924

Friday, May 28, 2021
maryam bulk carrier

Australia Bans Decrepit Bulker for Three Years: “This is Unprecedented”

Australia has booted another Aswan Shipping bulk carrier from its ports for serious deficiencies related to vessel maintenance and sub-standard working and

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 4733

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Australia Launches Livestock Carrier Inspection Campaign

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has launched a inspection campaign that will target all livestock carriers departing the country after recent

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 5603

Monday, November 16, 2020
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Maritime News

Australia to Return to Pre-Covid Maximum Shipboard Service Limits for Seafarers

Australia is set to end interim regulations that have allowed seafarers to work beyond the maximum time limits set out in international maritime labor

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 746

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Maritime News

Livestock Carrier Runs Into Trouble Off Western Australia

It seems like livestock shipping has dodged another black eye A livestock carrier that had run into trouble and was listing has made safely it to port in

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 536

Monday, October 19, 2020
Maritime News

Australian Tug Owner in Hot Water for Expletive-Laced Tirade During Inspection

The owner of an “unseaworthy” ex-Navy tug has been convicted in Australia of hindering a public official after a violent expletive-laced tirade

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 201

Monday, June 22, 2020
Maritime News

APL England Cleared to Leave Australia

The APL England has been cleared to leave Australia after losing some 50 containers overboard off the coast of New South Wales last month. Inspectors with the

June 22, 2020
Total Views: 237

Monday, January 20, 2020
asphault spirit tanker
Maritime News

Master Fined for Delayed Reporting of Main Engine Failure

The captain of a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker has been convicted and fined $3,000 AUD in Australia after waiting several hours to report that his ship had

January 20, 2020
Total Views: 112

Monday, December 10, 2018
MV Jawan Rolling
Maritime News

Australia Revokes MV Jawan’s Livestock Carriage Certificate

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has revoked the Australian Certificate for the Carriage of Livestock (ACCL) for the Panamanian-flagged

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 45

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Australia Detains ‘Unseaworthy’ Ship, Arrests Owners

Inspectors with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority detained the Australian-flagged MV Tomin in the Port of Yamba, New South Wales last week after

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MSC Kia Ora banned from australia
Maritime News

Australia Bans Cargo Ship Over Maritime Labour Convention Violations

Australia has banned the Liberian-flagged containership MSC Kia Ora from its ports for three months due violations of international crew welfare laws after the

March 27, 2018
Total Views: 57

Thursday, September 14, 2017
dl carnation banned from australia

Bulk Carrier Banned from Australia After Caught Underpaying Crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama-flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation from entering Australian ports for one year after the

September 14, 2017
Total Views: 52

Friday, May 27, 2016

Australia Finds Detained Bulk Carrier’s Crew Was Unable to Operate the Ship’s ECDIS

Australian authorities have detained a Panama-flagged bulk carrier in Brisbane after officials found that the crew was untrained in the operation of the

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 122

Monday, February 8, 2016
Maritime News

Indonesian Cargo Ship Banned from Australia for Second Time

An Indonesian cargo ship has been banned from Australian waters for the second time in less than twelve months and following five detentions in just over 3

February 8, 2016
Total Views: 43

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Australia Detains Bulk Carrier Over Crew Labor Violations

  Australian authorities have detained a Panama-flagged bulk carrier over several crew labor violations including non-payment of wages. The Australian

September 10, 2015
Total Views: 20