australia


Monday, July 25, 2022
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: 8681

Sunday, July 24, 2022
Ports

Australia & New Zealand  Get Slammed By Container Rates

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Long-term rates for shipping containers to New Zealand and Australia have soared in the past few years, and are now at record highs.

July 24, 2022
Total Views: 7313

Sunday, July 17, 2022
Ports

Australia Bets Big On Brazilian Sugar Ports

By Tatiana Bautzer (Reuters) – Australia’s Macquarie group is investing in Brazilian ports by taking a stake in port operator CLI and funding a

July 17, 2022
Total Views: 1938

Friday, July 8, 2022
US Navy Sailor in SYDNEY Australia
Environment

Pacific Maritime Security: Does Climate Policy Matter?

by Wesley Morgan (TheConversation) Prime minister Anthony Albanese is hoping his government’s more ambitious climate policy will help reset Pacific relations

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 1258

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: 3902

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Shipping

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: 3781

Friday, May 13, 2022
Defense

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: 4562

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

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: 3963

Thursday, March 31, 2022
bow
Shipping

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: 14975

Sunday, March 20, 2022
iron ore loading
News

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: 2779

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: 797

Sunday, February 27, 2022
ocean plastic trash
Shipping

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: 2913

Sunday, February 20, 2022
Navy

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: 4400

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Shipping

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: 623

Sunday, November 7, 2021
bulk-ship-loading-grain
Shipping

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: 1851

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Accidents

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: 7335

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: 4910

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
RSV Nuyina
Defense

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: 4849

Shipping

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: 1738

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: 1376