Monday, January 11, 2016
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
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Thursday, January 7, 2016
Maritime News

Maritime Unions Watching MV Portland Dispute in Australia

Maritime union groups around the world are closely monitoring a dispute over the replacement of the Australian-flagged bulk carrier MV Portland

January 7, 2016
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Australia Approves Dredging for Controversial Coal Port Near Great Barrier Reef

By James Regan SYDNEY, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Australia approved on Tuesday a controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal, which

December 22, 2015
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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Japan Pushes Aussies on South China Sea Patrol Submarines

by Michael Heath (Bloomberg) – Japan’s foreign and defense ministers reiterated concerns about China’s strengthening position in the South

November 22, 2015
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Friday, October 30, 2015
Maritime News

Australia Reveals Details of New Antarctic Icebreaker

The Australian Government has provided details of Australia’s new state-of-the-art icebreaker set to replace the Aurora Australis as the flagship of

October 30, 2015
Total Views: 46

Friday, October 16, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – First LNG Cargo Shipped from Australia’s Santos GLNG Plant

  The first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been from the US$18.5 billion Santos GLNG project at Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia. The

October 16, 2015
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Maritime News

World’s Biggest Iron Ore Exporter Predicts Lower Prices on Glut

  By Jasmine Ng (Bloomberg) — Iron ore will probably extend losses next year as global supplies increase and steel production in China shrinks

September 29, 2015
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Friday, September 25, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Semi-Submersible Floated

The central processing facility (CPF) for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project is launched on September 19, 2015 from the offshore floating dock at the

September 25, 2015
Total Views: 14

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Samsung Heavy Industries Launches World’s Largest Semi-Submersible

Samsung Heavy Industries has launched the semi-submersible that will serve as the central processing facility (CPF) for the giant Ichthys LNG project off

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 55

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Australia Detains Bulk Carrier Over Crew Labor Violations

  Australian authorities have detained a Panama-flagged bulk carrier over several crew labor violations including non-payment of wages. The Australian

September 10, 2015
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 3, 2015

More Than 90% of Australian Seafaring Jobs At Risk Under Cabotage Reform Plan, Research Shows

  More than 90% of Australian seafarers working in the domestic trade will lose their jobs under the Abbott government’s plan to reform

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 66

Maritime News

Port Hedland Iron Ore Exports to China Soar in August

SYDNEY, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Iron ore exports to China from Australia’s Port Hedland rose 15 percent to 33.9 million tonnes in August from July, as

September 3, 2015
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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Stena Drilling Pleads Guilty Over Fatal 2012 Rig Accident Off Australia

Stena Drilling has pleaded guilty in Australia to charges related to a fatal accident on board its Stena Clyde semi-submersible drilling rig in 2012 in which

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 121

Monday, August 10, 2015

Incredible Footage of Rare White Whale Off Australia

Check out this incredible footage of a rare white humpback whale captured Monday off Queensland, Australia. While whale watchers across the globe were hoping

August 10, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Thousands of Australian Shipbuilding Jobs Safe Under New Naval Frigates Program

  Jason Scott (Bloomberg) — Australia will build a new fleet of navy ships locally, safeguarding thousands of jobs and ensuring the future viability

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 50

Thursday, July 23, 2015

LNG Seen Overtaking Iron Ore as Australia’s Main Export Driver

By James Paton (Bloomberg) — Liquefied natural gas will overtake iron ore as the main driver of Australia’s exports with annual shipments surging to

July 23, 2015
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Australia Fines Master, Owner Over Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority says it has successfully prosecuted the master and owners of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier ANL Kardinia

July 22, 2015
Total Views: 14

Friday, July 17, 2015
Maritime News

Australia Finds Oily Water Patches Near Great Barrier Reef

By Alex Morales (Bloomberg) — Patches of oily water detected near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a Unesco-protected site, will be investigated further

July 17, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 13, 2015

MT Alexander Spirit Sit-In: Australian Crewmembers Ordered to Sail

  The Australian crew of a Teekay-operated oil tanker have been ordered to set sail for Singapore after Australia’s Fair Work Commission ruled that

July 13, 2015
Total Views: 24

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Maritime News

Sydney Harbor Gridlock Stalls Fastest-Growing Cruise Ship Market

By Angus Whitley (Bloomberg) — When the first fleet of convict ships arrived in Australia, the commander turned up his nose at Botany Bay and looked for

July 9, 2015
Total Views: 5