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: 54

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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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: 58

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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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: 53

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: 127

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: 22

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Australia Fines Master, Owner Over Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority says it has successfully prosecuted the master and owners of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier ANL Kardinia

July 22, 2015
Total Views: 23

Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

New Ship Routing Measures to Protect Australia’s Coral Sea Agreed by IMO

New ship routing measures aimed at protecting environmentally sensitive areas in Coral Sea, home to the Great Barrier Reef, have been agreed by the IMO

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 64

Monday, February 2, 2015
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Australia Puts Giant Dunce Cap on PT Meratus Line

PT Meratus Line is most certainly one of the worst maritime shipping companies in the world, and Australia has had enough of their inability to properly

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 106

Friday, January 9, 2015
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Maritime News

Three Strikes and You’re Out: Australia Bans Another Ship from PT. Meratus Line

From now on, every ship operated by Indonesian shipper PT. Meratus Line will be subject to inspections upon arrival in any Australian port, according to a

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 46

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Maritime News

Indonesian Cargo Ship Banned from Entering Australia

Indonesian shipper Meratus Line has been flagged by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) due to repeated compliance issues related to one of its

November 25, 2014
Total Views: 22

Friday, November 21, 2014
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Bulk Carrier Owner and Master Fined for Dumping Trash Off Australia

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has prosecuted China Earth Shipping Incorporated, the owners of Panama flagged bulk carrier Xin Tai Hai and

November 21, 2014
Total Views: 53

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Maritime News

MV Bulk Ingenuity Detained in Queensland

A Hong Kong flagged vessel was detained in Queensland following a Port State Control (PSC) inspection conducted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority

July 31, 2014
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Sovcomflot Tanker Busted for Using Scanned Paper Charts Through Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal last week affirmed the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s October 2013 detention of the 2007-built

July 2, 2014
Total Views: 29

Thursday, December 26, 2013
Maritime News

Russian Passenger Vessel Stuck in Ice Off Antarctica

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship stuck in ice with 74 people on board

December 26, 2013
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
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3rd Time’s the Charm, Australian Navy Responds to Asylum Seekers in Distress

While transiting from Singapore to Christmas Island, HMAS Wollongong was tasked to respond to a vessel in distress which was eventually located approximately

July 4, 2012
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Déjà Vu Offshore Australia, 4 Refugees Perish in Latest Sinking

In the span of less than a week, a second vessel overloaded with refugees has capsized and sunk in the waters northwest of Australia, 107 miles north of

June 27, 2012
Total Views: 2