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Thursday, February 22, 2024
KMAX Leader. Photo courtesy AMSA
Shipping

Australia Bans Bulk Carrier for One Year Over Safety Violations

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, KMAX Leader, from entering Australian ports for 12 months over

February 22, 2024
Total Views: 2450

Monday, November 20, 2023
Image of the BBC Weser provided by AMSA
Shipping

Australia Bans Third Briese Heavylift Ship for Safety Violations

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has taken strict enforcement action against Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co for safety violations, issuing a

November 20, 2023
Total Views: 5253

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Work to repair aids to navigation (AtoNs) off Port Hedland, Western Australia. Photo courtesy Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ports

Project Completed to Repair Storm-Damaged Aids to Navigation at World’s Busiest Bulk Port

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has completed a $15.5 million project to repair and renew essential aids to navigation (AtoNs) located off the

October 3, 2023
Total Views: 1773

Monday, October 2, 2023
M/V Big Lily. Photo courtesy Australia Maritime Safety Authority
Shipping

Containership Banned from Australian Waters for Serious Safety and Maintenance Issues

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a 90-day ban to the Marshall Island-flagged containership Big Lilly over significant safety and

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 5343

Monday, July 10, 2023
Australia Bans Second Briese Heavylift Ship Over Safety Violations
Shipping

Australia Bans Second Briese Heavylift Ship Over Safety Violations

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a second Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co vessel from Australian waters due to safety violations,

July 10, 2023
Total Views: 2676

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Australia Continues to Crackdown on Unsafe Ships
Shipping

Australia Continues to Crackdown on Unsafe Ships

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has taken further action against ship operators failing to meet safety standards by imposing a 90-day ban on

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 2418

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Australia Bans Bulk Carrier Over Multiple Deficiencies
Shipping

Australia Bans Bulk Carrier Over Multiple Deficiencies

Panama-flagged bulk carrier Babuza Wisdom has been banned from Australian waters for a period of 90 days by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) due

June 1, 2023
Total Views: 6154

ship pilot ladder
Accidents

Australia Convicts Ship Operator, Master After Pilot Ladder Fall Injury

A Magistrates Court in Perth, Australia has convicted the Master and operator of a Cyprus-flagged cargo ship following an accident involving a substandard

June 1, 2023
Total Views: 19115

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Search Continues for Missing Fishing Vessel in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean
Accidents

Search Continues for Missing Fishing Vessel in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean

A multinational search effort is underway in a remote section of the Indian Ocean as authorities desperately try to locate the crew of the Chinese fishing

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 2895

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean
Fishing

Search Underway as Chinese Fishing Vessel Capsizes in Remote Area of the Indian Ocean

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating an international search effort to locate a missing Chinese fishing vessel that is believed to

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 3907

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Australia Port State Control Campaign Targets Ships’ Watertight and Weathertight Integrity
Shipping

Australia Port State Control Campaign Targets Ships’ Watertight and Weathertight Integrity

Persistent and concerning issues with the watertight and weathertight integrity of ships in Australian ports have been revealed in recently released ship

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 2009

Friday, March 31, 2023
Master Claims Recreational Voyage While Towing a Barge
Shipping

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: 6788

Monday, March 20, 2023
Australia Bans Dutch Ship Amid Crackdown on ‘Poor Performers’
Shipping

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: 13554

Monday, February 27, 2023
Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses
Shipping

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: 23832

Monday, July 25, 2022
File photo of an oil tanker at sea
Shipping

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: 8733

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

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: 4016

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
western callao bulk carrier
Shipping

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: 4940

Friday, May 28, 2021
maryam bulk carrier
Shipping

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: 4754

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Australia Launches Livestock Carrier Inspection Campaign
Accidents

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: 5609

Monday, November 16, 2020
ship's bridge
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: 750
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