Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Grounded Vessel on Christmas Island, Australia Breaks in Two

The Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel MV TYCOON that broke free of its mooring on Tuesday and grounded on Christmas Island in Australia has broken in

January 11, 2012
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Thursday, December 29, 2011
HMAS Parramatta australian warship

Aussies to the Rescue! Australian Warship Rescues Iranians off Yemen

(Australian Navy) HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas Eve. Parramatta is on

December 29, 2011
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Friday, September 9, 2011
Australia flag

Aussie Aussie Aussie!! Tax breaks for shipping industry in Australia!

By Enda Curran, Wall Street Journal SYDNEY—Australia will introduce major tax breaks for shipping companies and a new international register for the 200

September 9, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

FOR SALE! Australian military ships, aircraft and armored vehicles

HMAS Manoora via Wikimedia Commons Have you ever dreamed of owning a Kanimbla class Landing Platform Amphibious ship?  Well today, Australian Minister of

June 29, 2011
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Friday, May 20, 2011
Engineering News

Shell’s Prelude FLNG: The Largest, Most Impressive Floating Object Ever To Be Constructed

Today, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS) announced plans for the construction of the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Project, the world’s first

May 20, 2011
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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Wilhemsen Ships Service providing support to Australia’s largest oil and gas project

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is providing a range of support services to the Gorgon project, Australia’s largest ever oil and gas project. Services include

February 24, 2011
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Shell: Prelude FLNG Go-Ahead ‘Next Few Months,’ More Planned

PERTH (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) said Tuesday that it expects to sign off on its first floating liquefied natural gas project within

February 22, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Tug boat saves bridge from Australia flood waters – VIDEO

Over the past few days a national disaster has been unfolding in eastern Australia, with flash floods effecting a vast area of Queensland.  Watch here as a

January 13, 2011
Total Views: 33

Monday, April 5, 2010
Oil Spill

Ship runs aground near Great Barrier Reef

(CNN) — A Chinese-registered ship carrying coal that ran aground off the coast of northeast Australia was leaking oil Sunday near the Great Barrier Reef

April 5, 2010
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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Seadrill’s West Atlas Rig On Fire – Incident Photo of The Week

This weeks incident photos are of the fire that was burning on Seadrill’s West Atlas jackup oil rig located in the Timor Sea between Australia and

November 3, 2009
Total Views: 352

Friday, April 11, 2008

Cable Laying Ships – Back In Business

Hit hard by the internet crash in 2000 cable laying ships (video) were hard pressed to find contracts laying subsea communication cable and took on less

April 11, 2008
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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Australia’s Shocking Footage of Japanese Whaling – Video (If Video becomes “unavailable” try HERE or HERE) The BBC Writes: Australia has released graphic

February 7, 2008
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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Whaling – Graphic Images

The following images were taken by the Australian Customs Service in their mission to end Japanese whaling of the Souther Ocean. Japanese Whaling Ship Yushin

February 3, 2008
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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Australia Sends Armed Merchant Ship To Track Whalers

Reuters has an update on Australia’s recent attempts to track Japan’s whaling fleet: CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) — An Australian fisheries

January 10, 2008
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Saturday, October 13, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker Incident Report – Nearly Unbelievable

Photo By suburbanbloke In a post unusually harsh for gCaptain standards I asked some tough questions about actions taken by the captain of the doomed ship,

October 13, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For

June 23, 2007
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