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Friday, August 5, 2022
Smoke rises from a hold in the cargo ship Kota Bahagia in Napier Port, New Zealand.

Hot Work Led to 7-Day Blaze on Cargo Ship in New Zealand -Accident Report

Hot work has been identified as the source of a seven-day blaze on board a cargo ship in New Zealand in December 2020. New Zealand’s Transport Accident

August 5, 2022
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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Australia & New Zealand  Get Slammed By Container Rates

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Long-term rates for shipping containers to New Zealand and Australia have soared in the past few years, and are now at record highs.

July 24, 2022
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Monday, April 25, 2022
ANZAC Merchant NAvy Troop-ship

Anzac Day, Lest We Forget World War’s Longest Lifeline

“The Merchant Navy has no real way of displaying its capabilities. There is no compulsory wearing of uniforms, no street parades led by fine military

April 25, 2022
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Union Calls for Inquiry After Stevedore Falls to Death at New Zealand’s Auckland Port

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is joining the Maritime Union of New Zealand in calling for a national inquiry into port safety following

April 19, 2022
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Friday, January 21, 2022

New Zealand Navy Ship Arrives in Tonga Carrying Fresh Water

By Praveen Menon, Kirsty Needham and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Life-saving water supplies from a New

January 21, 2022
Total Views: 4011

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Tonga Relief Ships

New Zealand Navy Steams To Tonga Amid Omicron Concerns

New Zealand said Tonga, one of the few countries to be free of the new coronavirus, has agreed to receive two of its ships carrying water

January 19, 2022
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
rena shipwreck

MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a

October 5, 2021
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Friday, August 13, 2021

COVID-19 Scare on Containership in New Zealand

New Zealand health officials have confirmed at least 11 cases of COVID-19 on board a Hamburg Sud containership off the coast of Tauranga, putting dozens of

August 13, 2021
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Monday, July 26, 2021

Delta Cases Rise on Containership in New Zealand

New Zealand health officials have confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 on board the containership Mattina, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on

July 26, 2021
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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

November 4, 2020
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Friday, October 23, 2020
Maritime News

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

October 23, 2020
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Sheep_Ship Livestock Carrier

New Zealand Cracks Down On Livestock Ships

by Praveen Menon (Reuters) – New Zealand on Friday said it had introduced new requirements for the safe transport of livestock, after a cattle ship

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 347

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,

July 6, 2020
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Monday, June 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

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

June 22, 2020
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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Daiwan Justice Detained in New Zealand
Maritime News

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

March 7, 2019
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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

May 3, 2018
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
semisubmersible drilling rig at sea
Maritime News

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

April 12, 2018
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Sunday, January 28, 2018
Kiribati Ferry Rescue
Lifesaving Incidents

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

January 28, 2018
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Monday, April 4, 2016
mv rena

MV Rena Wreck No Longer a Hazard to Navigation

The wreck of the MV Rena on Astrolabe Reef no longer poses a hazard to navigation nearly four and a half years after the containership ran aground resulting in

April 4, 2016
Total Views: 97

Monday, February 29, 2016
Maritime News

MV Rena Owner Allowed to Abandon Wreck

The owners of the MV Rena will be able to abandon what remains of the shipwreck on New Zealand’s Astrolabe Reef but will need to pay for ongoing costs

February 29, 2016
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