Monday, July 26, 2021
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Port Of Auckland To Allow America’s Cup Yachts To Race In Shipping Lanes
By Greg Stutchbury (Reuters) – America’s Cup defenders Team New Zealand are hoping that a Wednesday decision by Ports of Auckland will make it possible for two of their proposed...
Friday, October 23, 2020
New Zealand Stevedoring Company Agrees to Industry-First ‘Enforceable Undertaking’ After Near-Fatal Accident
One of New Zealand’s biggest stevedoring companies will pay $425,000 plus financial compensation to the victim after a near-fatal incident involving one of the company’s workers in December 2017. The company,...
Monday, July 6, 2020
Log Carrier Loses Power Leaving New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga
A Singapore-flagged log carrier that lost power as it departed New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga is now safely at anchor in deep water outside the harbor, maritime officials have confirmed....
Monday, June 22, 2020
New Zealand Extends Ban on Cruise Ships and Tightens Border Rules
WELLINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Monday extended a ban on cruise ships arriving in the country and tightened measures for visitors to exit quarantine, after reporting more...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
New Zealand Detains Bulker Over Unpaid Wages to Crew
Maritime authorities in New Zealand have detained the bulk carrier Daiwan Justice after learning that the crews’ wages had not been paid for almost four months. Responding to tip from...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Pilot, Master Miscommunication Led to Cruise Ship Grounding in New Zealand
On January 27, 2016, the Maltese-flagged passenger ship Azamara Quest, with a pilon on board, was en route to the port of Picton in New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds when it...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
New Zealand Steps Up Climate Change Fight With Offshore Exploration Ban
By Tracy Withers (Bloomberg) — New Zealand will stop granting offshore oil and gas exploration permits, saying it is committed to playing its part in tackling climate change. The government is taking...
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Eight Survivors Recovered From Missing Kiribati Ferry
by Stephen Coates (Reuters) – New Zealand military planes on Monday were scouring a section of the Pacific Ocean for more survivors from the missing ferry MV Butiraoi after eight...
Monday, April 4, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016
Monday, October 26, 2015
Good Samaritan Vessels Rescue 36 from Burning Fishing Vessel in Remote Pacific
The 36-member crew of a Papua New Guinea-flagged commercial purse seiner are safe following a joint rescue by good samaritan vessels and search and rescue authorities in a remote...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Bunker Fuel Spill in New Zealand’s Tauranga Harbour
Bad weather was hampering clean-up of a bunker fuel spill from a ship in New Zealand's Tauranga Harbour.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
China Navigation Orders Kiwi-Flagged Self-Discharging Cement Carrier
Swire Bulk Logistics, the shipping division of The China Navigation Company (CNCo), has announced today a long term partnership with New Zealand’s Golden Bay Cement (GBC) to build, own and operate a dedicated,...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Rena Grounding Final Report Reveals Errors, Lack of Oversight
New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission has just released its Final Report into the causes and circumstances of the 2011 grounding.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
MV Rena Abandonment Decision Heads to Environment Court With Council’s Approval
The decision to abandon the wreckage of the former MV Rena containership from New Zealand’s Astrolabe Reef will head to the country’s top Environment Court with the recommendation from local authorities...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Captain Fined for Failing to Report Ship Grounding
The captain of a Singapore-flagged cargo ship has been fined $2000 after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to notify New Zealand authorities that his vessel had grounded.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Report: Initial Response to MV Rena Grounding Flawed, But Overall Effective
New Zealand's maritime safety authority, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), has been put under the microscope for their response to the October 2011 MV Rena containership grounding and oil spill in a new independent report.
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