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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Maritime News

Australia Bans Cargo Ship ‘Kiunga Chief’ After Three Detentions in 18 Months

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Papua New Guinea-flagged cargo ship Kiunga Chief from entering or using Australian ports for

June 6, 2017
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Saturday, May 20, 2017
Defense

Propulsion Problems Put Australia’s Largest Warships Out of Action

By Harry Pearl SYDNEY, May 20 (Reuters) – Australia is investigating if problems in the propulsion systems of two $1.5 billion warships built by

May 20, 2017
Total Views: 58

Monday, February 20, 2017
News

Milestone: First LNG Bunkering in Australia

Australia’s EVOL LNG is claiming the first LNG bunkering operation in Australia with the successful Truck-to-Ship refueling of the platform supply Siem

February 20, 2017
Total Views: 11

Monday, January 30, 2017
Maritime News

Two Seriously Injured in Scaffolding Accident Aboard Bulk Carrier in Australia

The two crewmembers of the bulk carrier Shanghai Spirit were seriously injured in a scaffolding accident at Port Alma in Queensland, Australia on Sunday.

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Maritime News

Joint Industry Project to Develop LNG-Fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier for Australia-China Trade

New regulations on limiting sulphur and nitrogen oxides emissions and a burgeoning global infrastructure are adding to the growing momentum for the widespread

January 25, 2017
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
News

Subsea Search for MH370 Ends Without a Trace

By Tom Westbrook and Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY, Jan 17 (Reuters) – The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without

January 17, 2017
Total Views: 39

Friday, January 6, 2017
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News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Hit Record

SYDNEY, Jan 6 (Reuters) – December iron ore shipments to China from Australia’s Port Hedland terminal hit a record 37.4 million tonnes in December,

January 6, 2017
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Maritime News

MH370 Investigators: Missing Aircraft Not in Current Search Area

By Tom Westbrook and Rozanna Latiff SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Investigators searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have recommended

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
News

WATCH: Cow Marked for Export Jumps Ship, Swims to Shore in Fremantle

A determined cow with an amazing will to live escaped a livestock ship and swam to freedom on Sunday in Fremantle, Western Australia. The cow was apparently

November 16, 2016
Total Views: 61

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Boat Refugees Australia
Maritime News

Asylum Seekers Arriving By Boat Face Lifetime Ban In Australia

by Gareth Hutchens (TheGuardian) The Turnbull government plans to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever being allowed into Australia. The

October 30, 2016
Total Views: 57

Friday, October 28, 2016
Maritime News

LNG Exports – Is Australia The Worst-Case Scenario?

by Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) Americans wondering what life with liquefied natural gas exports will bring can look to eastern Australia for a

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Maritime News

BP Scraps Plans to Drill Off Southern Australia Coast, Says ‘Ocean Greatwhite’ Contract Not Impacted

By Perry Williams (Bloomberg) — BP Plc has abandoned oil exploration in the offshore Great Australian Bight, five years after it began searching for

October 11, 2016
Total Views: 77

Monday, September 19, 2016
Shenzhen bulker aground on Great Barrier Reef
Maritime News

Australia Settles Six Years After Great Barrier Reef Grounding

SYDNEY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Australia on Monday reached a A$39.3 million ($29.66 million) out-of-court settlement with the owners of a Chinese coal

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 18

Maritime News

Australia’s Busiest Port Sold for $7.3 Billion

By Cecile Lefort and Byron Kaye SYDNEY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A consortium of global and domestic funds, backed by investors including China Investment

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Grounding Incidents

Australia Charges $120m for Ship Damage To Great Barrier Reef

Australia is asking Shenzhen Energy Transport, the owners of the Chinese coal carrier Shen Neng 1, to pay $120m for damage to the Great Barrier

September 7, 2016
Total Views: 48

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Interesting

Cocaine Cruise Ships: Provocative Photos Released Of Women Caught Smuggling $30M In Drugs

Two Canadian women are accused of helping smuggle $30 million in cocaine aboard a Princess cruise ship while documenting the luxury globe-trotting

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 109

Monday, August 29, 2016
Sea Princess Cruise Ship Sydney Harbor Australia
Defense

Cruise Ship Passengers FAIL To Smuggle 210lb Of Cocaine Into Sydney

Yesterday Australian Border Force (ABF) officers seized 95 kilograms (210 lb) of cocaine from three Canadian cruise ship passengers. On Sunday 28 August, ABF

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 13

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Environment

Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 33

Bailey-maritime-dog wearing lifejacket
Blog

Love Dogs But Hate Seagulls? Then You Have To Meet Bailey The Seagull Security Dog

Two things most mariners have in common; they think of their pups as fellow mariners but consider seagulls to be little more than rats with wings. That may be

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 35

Thursday, August 18, 2016
M/V FIVE_STARS_FUJIAN stranded crew
Incidents

Hong Kong Group To Help Abandoned Crew

By Keith Wallis (Reuters) The Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA) on Thursday called on the city’s authorities to provide assistance to the crew of

August 18, 2016
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