Australia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, the Hon. George Brandis QC, has presented a cheque for $30,000 to the International Maritime Organization for the Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme.
Previously known as the Seafarer’s Handbook for Australian Waters, edition five contains a new chapter on interpreting the accuracy of depth information in Electronic Navigational Charts.
In an unprecedented move, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned two bulk carriers from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers.
AMSA has taken the next step in the ongoing battle to clean-up containers lost overboard from the YM Efficiency by announcing a tender for salvage operations.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has coordinated the successful rescue of 24 seafarers from a Japanese fishing vessel that caught alight off the coast of Perth.
AMSA has released the 2019 Review of the North-East Shipping Management Plan (NESMP) to enhance the protection of the Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait and Coral Sea region.
AMSA has completed search and rescue operations following the capsize of a catamaran in rough seas off Newcastle with five people on board, including a teenage girl.
AMSA is using World Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Day to highlight the emerging trends and drivers that will influence navigation services in our waters over the next decade.
Marine science and safety shared a birds-eye view of a natural phenomenon on the Great Barrier Reef when Australia’s two leading marine agencies joined forces to track ocean currents.