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Monday, May 30, 2016
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News

Fortescue Named Second Tug Operator at Port Hedland

SYDNEY, May 30 (Reuters) – Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group Ltd has won a tender to become the second provider of marine towage services at the

May 30, 2016
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Friday, May 27, 2016
Interesting

Australia Finds Detained Bulk Carrier’s Crew Was Unable to Operate the Ship’s ECDIS

Australian authorities have detained a Panama-flagged bulk carrier in Brisbane after officials found that the crew was untrained in the operation of the

May 27, 2016
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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Austal Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Design
News

Australia Awards Austal $208 Million Pacific Patrol Boats Contract

SYDNEY, May 5 (Reuters) – Australia signed a A$280 million ($208.8 million) contract with naval shipbuilder Austal Ships Pty on Thursday for 21 patrol

May 5, 2016
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Maritime News

France’s DCNS Beats Rival Bidders to Win $40 Billion Australian Submarine Deal

By Colin Packham, Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly SYDNEY/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) – France has beaten Japan and Germany to win a A$50 billion ($40 billion)

April 26, 2016
Total Views: 49

Monday, April 18, 2016
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Maritime News

Australia Funds Lead Bids for $4.1 Billion Port of Melbourne Sale

By Swati Pandey SYDNEY, April 18 (Reuters) – Three consortia of Australian and international funds have submitted bids for a 50-year lease of the Port of

April 18, 2016
Total Views: 27

Maritime News

Australia Accelerates Naval Shipbuilding Program to Secure Jobs

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, April 18 (Reuters) – Australia will speed up plans to build more naval vessels in domestic shipyards, Prime Minister Malcolm

April 18, 2016
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
News

Production at Chevron’s Brand Spanking New Gorgon Mega-Project Could Be Shut for Months

By James Paton (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp. temporarily halted output at its $54 billion Gorgon liquefied natural gas project in Australia due to

April 6, 2016
Total Views: 28

Monday, April 4, 2016
Maritime News

Mechanical Problems Halt LNG Exports from Gorgon Mega-Project

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, April 4 (Reuters) – Chevron’s massive Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Australia has hit technical

April 4, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, March 21, 2016
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Maritime News

Chevron Ships First LNG Cargo from Gorgon Mega-Project Off Northwest Australia

By James Paton (Bloomberg) — The first liquefied natural gas shipment from Chevron Corp.’s $54 billion Gorgon project off northwest Australia, the

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 42

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Maritime News

Australia Greenlights Plan for Port of Melbourne Logistics Hub

SYDNEY, March 10 (Reuters) – Australia passed legislation on Thursday to enable the longterm lease of its largest shipping container terminal, the Port

March 10, 2016
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Maritime News

After Chevron’s Gorgon Mega-Project, Smaller Is Better in Energy

By James Paton (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp.’s Gorgon natural gas project off Australia’s northwest coast boasts the world’s biggest carbon dioxide

March 8, 2016
Total Views: 14

Friday, February 26, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Icebreaker Refloated in Antarctica

The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis has been refloated near Antarctica’s Mawson research station after grounding earlier this week during a

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 194

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica

Australia’s most powerful icebreaker Aurora Australis remains aground in Antarctica near Mawson station after the ship broke free from its

February 25, 2016
Total Views: 66

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Maritime News

Blizzard Forces Aurora Australis Icebreaker Aground in Antarctica

Update: Australian Icebreaker Still Aground in Antarctica Australia’s flagship icebreaker Aurora Australis has run aground in Antarctica after it

February 24, 2016
Total Views: 88

Monday, February 8, 2016
Maritime News

Indonesian Cargo Ship Banned from Australia for Second Time

An Indonesian cargo ship has been banned from Australian waters for the second time in less than twelve months and following five detentions in just over 3

February 8, 2016
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Maritime News

Another Aussie Crew Sacked

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is protesting over the federal government’s award of a special license to Pacific Aluminium allowing the company to

February 2, 2016
Total Views: 70

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Maritime News

Aussie Crew ‘Forcibly Removed’ from MV Portland in Early Morning Raid

Five remaining crew members have been removed from the Australian bulk carrier MV Portland in south-eastern Australia in what maritime unions are describing as

January 14, 2016
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
News

Strong Winds Cause Ferry to Break Free in Melbourne

Severe winds in Melbourne, Australia caused a 194-meter ferry to break free from its moorings on Wednesday and crash into a pier with passengers on

January 13, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, January 11, 2016
Maritime News

Australia Pacific LNG Ships First Cargo from Curtis Island Export Facility

Australia Pacific LNG has shipped the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from its new LNG export facility on Curtis Island

January 11, 2016
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Maritime News

Stranded Livestock Carrier MV Ocean Outback Departs Western Australia After Animal Deaths

The livestock carrier MV Ocean Outback finally departed Western Australia this weekend after a propulsion problem left the ship stranded offshore

January 11, 2016
Total Views: 50