Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ship Captain Stands Accused of Smuggling Cocaine Into Australia

A ship captain has been charged in Australia for his alleged role in a drug smuggling operation at the Port of Hedland. If convicted, he could face life in

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 3558

Friday, May 13, 2022

Australia ‘Concerned’ By Chinese Spy Ship Off Its Coast

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship was tracked off Australia’s west coast within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 4526

Monday, April 25, 2022
ANZAC Merchant NAvy Troop-ship

Anzac Day, Lest We Forget World War’s Longest Lifeline

“The Merchant Navy has no real way of displaying its capabilities. There is no compulsory wearing of uniforms, no street parades led by fine military

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 3836

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Bulk Carrier’s Crew Members Accused of Offloading Cocaine at Sea in Australia

Authorities in Austrlia have arrested four crew members from the Cyprus-registerd bulk carrier Kypros Bravery after seizing 416 kilograms of cocaine, or about

March 31, 2022
Total Views: 14864

Sunday, March 20, 2022
iron ore loading

Australia Bans Exports Of Alumina and Aluminum Ores To Russia

By Thomas Biesheuvel, Mar 20, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Australia, the world’s biggest exporter of alumina, announced a ban on shipments to Russia in a move

March 20, 2022
Total Views: 2765

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Cruise Ships

Australia to Lift COVID-19 Cruise Ban

SYDNEY, March 15 (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday said it would lift its entry ban for international cruise ships next month, effectively

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 785

Sunday, February 27, 2022
ocean plastic trash

After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2895

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Australian Prime Minister Calls China Navy Incident an ‘Act of Intimidation’

By Michael Heath (Bloomberg) –Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison branded a Chinese navy vessel pointing a laser at one of his nation’s

February 20, 2022
Total Views: 4381

Thursday, December 16, 2021

UK and Australia Finalize Post-Brexit Trade Deal

By Joe Mayes (Bloomberg) — The U.K. and Australia finalized their post-Brexit trade deal, the first post-Brexit agreement reached by Britain that goes

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 619

Sunday, November 7, 2021

In a World Desperate for Wheat, Australia and Argentina Step Up

By Sybilla Gross (Bloomberg) –For the second season in a row, the stars are favorably aligned for Australian wheat growers — a bumper harvest,

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 1843

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Report: Bulk Carrier Collision Highlights the Importance of Keeping a Proper Lookout

A collision between a bulk carrier and a fishing vessel off Australia’s Port Adelaide highlights the importance of watchkeepers utilizing all available

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 7303

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: 4897

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
RSV Nuyina

Australia’s New Antarctic Research Icebreaker Sailing Home After Delivery

Australia’s high-advanced new Antarctic icebreaker ‘Nuyina’ is underway on its 24,000km (13,000 nautical mile) maiden voyage home to Tasmania

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 4815


Australia’s Exporters Continue To Face Increased Shipping Delays And Costs

By Sam Whelan (Loadstar)–Australia’s agricultural exporters are losing business because of increasing shipping delays and costs, prompting fresh

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 1734

Friday, September 3, 2021
Australian Red Ensign
Maritime News

Australian Merchant Mariners Are Asking To Be Considered Essential Workers

Maritime Industry Australia Ltd (MIAL) joined Minister Gee, on Merchant Navy Day, to recognize the contribution of Australian merchant mariners of the past and

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1359

Thursday, September 2, 2021
offshore wind turbines rendering

Australia Prepares For Offshore Wind Boom

By Sonali Paul (Reuters)– Australia’s conservative government introduced legislation on Thursday that could help clear the way for offshore

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 1167

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: 4706

Friday, May 21, 2021
Jag Anand

Stranded Australian Coal Cargo Arrives in China After 356 Days at Sea

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The Jag Anand, stranded off the Chinese coast for 356 days with Australian coal, left the port of Jingtang yesterday after

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 24340

Monday, May 10, 2021
prelude flng
Maritime News

China Bans Some Australian LNG Cargoes

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) At least two of China’s smaller liquefied natural gas importers have been told to avoid buying new cargoes from Australia,

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 11016

Friday, April 30, 2021
movers 3 bulk carrier

“Not Welcome” – Australia Bans Aswan Shipping Bulk Carrier for 18 Months

A Panama-flagged bulk carrier operated by Qatari shipping company Aswan Shipping has been banned from Australian ports for 18-months following a lengthy Port

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 32880