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 Convention related to underpayment of the ships crew...

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 4851

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 following delivery from Damen Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The 160-meter Antarctic...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 4748

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 calls for tighter regulation of container carriers. For example, according to a new...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 1713

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 the impact and sacrifice they made...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1335

Thursday, September 2, 2021
offshore wind turbines rendering
Offshore

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 wind farms to go ahead in a country considered to have massive...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 1159

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 living conditions for its crew. The 36-month ban...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 4673

Friday, May 21, 2021
Jag Anand
Shipping

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 delivering its cargo, according to...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 24287

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, a further example of the impact...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 10999

Friday, April 30, 2021
movers 3 bulk carrier
Shipping

“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 State Control detention for “appalling” conditions on...

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 32852

Friday, April 9, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

China is Paying a High Price for Its Ban on Australian Coal

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 9 (Reuters) – China is paying a high price for its unofficial ban on coal imports from Australia, with the cost of domestic and...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 52136

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
mpv everest
Accidents

Australian Antarctic Resupply Ship Suffers Engine Room Fire Over 1,400 Miles from Home

An Antarctic resupply vessel chartered by the Australian government suffered a fire in one of its two engine rooms while returning from a mission to the frozen continent. The ice-strengthened...

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 6006

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Shipping

Ship Waits 269 Days to Unload Australian Coal in China

By Aaron Clark and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — A ship that waited nine months is among a handful of vessels that China has let unload their cargoes of Australian coal, a...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 5916

Friday, March 5, 2021
Shipping

Bulk Carrier Busted for Dumping Garbage at Great Barrier Reef

Australia has fined the chief officer and operator of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier for dumping garbage into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. An investigation by Australian Maritime Safety Authority...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 8589

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
SUISO-FRONTIER-hydrogen-tanker
Environment

Kawasaki Heavy Delays Departure of Suiso Frontier, The World’s First Dedicated Hydrogen Tanker

By Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Kawasaki Heavy Industries expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic,...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3724

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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 incidents involving the ships. The purpose of the focused...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 5563

Monday, February 8, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

China Set to Unload Some Stranded Australian Coal Amid Ban

(Bloomberg) — China plans to allow some stranded Australian coal shipments to unload despite ongoing curbs on imports, a move aimed at showing goodwill to countries with seafarers stuck on...

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 3903

Friday, February 5, 2021
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship
Shipping

Australia Fines Wallenius Wilhelmsen $24 Million for Criminal Cartel Conduct

Australia has convicted Norway-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen with criminal cartel conduct and fined the company $24 million. The conviction brings to a close a wide-ranging investigation by the Australian...

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 9181

Monday, January 11, 2021
Accidents

Australia Has Unseaworthy Livestock Carrier Hauled Away Along with 2-Year Ban

Maritime authorities in Australia have banned the livestock carrier Barkly Pearl from its waters for two years after the ship was discovered in Australian waters with a hole in its...

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 35987

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Defense

Japan and Australia Reach Breakthrough Security Pact Over Disputed South China Sea

By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ju-min Park TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Japan and Australia agreed on a breakthrough defense pact on Tuesday allowing reciprocal visits for training and operations, and...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 2916

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 regulations amid the COVID-19 crisis. The...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 723