Friday, August 23, 2019
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship
Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Charged with Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

SYDNEY, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO) has been charged with criminal cartel conduct, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Friday. The...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 126

Friday, August 2, 2019
cape sampagita
Finance

Japan’s K-Line Convicted Of Cartel Conduct By Australian Court

by Niyati Shetty (Reuters) Japanese shipping firm Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K-Line) was convicted of criminal cartel conduct and ordered to pay a A$34.5 million ($23.50 million) fine by a...

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
prelude flng
Maritime News

Australia Reaches for LNG Crown as $200 Billion Boom Ends

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) –Australia started the last in a $200 billion wave of natural gas mega-projects, setting it on course to become world’s top exporter of the fuel. Royal...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Handout photo of Prelude FLNG Facility with the Valencia Knutsen berthed side-by-side
Maritime News

Prelude FLNG Ships First Gas

The long-awaited first shipment of liquefied natural gas has sailed from Shell’s massive Prelude FLNG facility that is now permanently moored off the coast of Western Australia. Shell announced Tuesday...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Australia’s Heavy-Sweet Crudes Surge Ahead of IMO 2020

By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Prices for Australian heavy-sweet crude grades are rising as traders snap up cargoes for blending ahead of new rules on shipping fuel, putting them...

April 9, 2019
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
port hedland
Maritime News

World’s Largest Iron Ore Port Expects Higher Exports Post Vale

By Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — With a market facing a global deficit that was unforeseen at the start of the year, the world’s biggest iron ore export port is flagging a timely...

April 3, 2019
Total Views: 267

Monday, March 4, 2019
containership
Maritime News

Eyes on the Sea: Companies Compete for Australian Maritime Surveillance Contract

By Jamie Freed AVALON, Australia March 4 (Reuters) – Major global defense contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as high-altitude, solar-electric powered drones and optionally manned aircraft to...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
baltic dry index
Maritime News

ITF Blames BHP for Starving Crew in Australia

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is accusing coal mining giant BHP of starving the crew of a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland, Australia. According to a statement from...

February 13, 2019
Total Views: 18

Friday, February 1, 2019
dry bulk ship, bulker
Maritime News

Dozens of Bulk Vessels Stuck Off China Ports Amid Customs Delays -Data, Sources

By Henning Gloystein and Muyu Xu SINGAPORE/BEIJING, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Dozens of ships carrying coal and iron ore to China are stuck outside ports waiting to unload, according to...

February 1, 2019
Total Views: 39

Monday, December 10, 2018
MV Jawan Rolling
Maritime News

Australia Revokes MV Jawan’s Livestock Carriage Certificate

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has revoked the Australian Certificate for the Carriage of Livestock (ACCL) for the Panamanian-flagged livestock carrier, MV Jawan, because the vessel’s approved stability data...

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 22

Monday, October 8, 2018
Maritime News

Glencore Wins Cut to Coal Carrying Costs Out of Newcastle

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday the Port of Newcastle must reduce its charges for ships entering the port to carry coal...

October 8, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, September 24, 2018
Australian icebreaker float out
Maritime News

Damen Floats Australian Icebreaker ‘Nuyina’

Dutch shipbuilding group Damen has announced the successful float-out of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The float-out took...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Awassi Express live export ship
Maritime News

Australia Cancels Livestock Shipper’s Live Export License After Sheep Deaths at Sea

SYDNEY, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Australia’s government has cancelled the live export licence of the country’s biggest livestock shipper, Emanuel Exports Pty Ltd, after investigating the death of thousands of...

August 22, 2018
Total Views: 0

Thursday, July 12, 2018
shandong Hai Wang australia ban
Maritime News

Australia Bans Bulk Carrier for One Year for Underpaying Crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for 12 months after it was discovered that crew had been deliberately underpaid....

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 84

Thursday, July 5, 2018
News

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 determining the vessel to be unseaworthy, substandard...

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 32

Monday, June 18, 2018
Ship Fire Port Kembla Australia
Fire Incidents

Port Kembla Reopens After Bulker Blaze

by Nick Ford (Reuters) – A fire in the hold of a bulker ship on Monday briefly closed Australia’s Port Kembla, the second-largest coal export port in New South Wales...

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, June 11, 2018
prelude flng LNG import
Interesting

Shell’s Massive Prelude FLNG Goes ‘Live’ Off Western Australia

Royal Dutch Shell’s massive Prelude floating liquefied natural gas platform has gone ‘live’ off the coast of Australia after taking on board its first gas. The LNG was imported by...

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 47

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Defense

Australia And Canada To Monitor North Korean Ships

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, April 28 (Reuters) – Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday the country will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected...

April 28, 2018
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Navy

Vanuatu and China Deny Talks of Secret South Pacific Military Base

SYDNEY, April 10 (Reuters) – Vanuatu and China on Tuesday denied a media report that Beijing wanted to establish a permanent military presence in the Pacific island nation. Australia’s Fairfax...

April 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MSC Kia Ora banned from australia
Maritime News

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 operator failed to pay crew wages...

March 27, 2018
Total Views: 39