AMSA is conducting research throughout 2021 into how Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oils (VLSFOs) behave if spilt into the Australian marine environment.
AMSA detained Maryam in Port Kembla on 19 February 2021 for numerous deficiencies including issues with its safety equipment and inoperative electricity generators.
AMSA has banned the bulk carrier Movers 3 from Australian ports for 18 months following outstanding mechanical and survey issues being resolved this week.
Australian maritime authorities have detained two vessels owned by controversial a Qatari shipping company for serious labour rights breaches just weeks after the crew on another of Aswan Trading and Contracting’s ships were driven to hunger strike off the coast of Kuwait.
From 1 March to 31 August 2021, we will undertake a focused inspection campaign (FIC) on livestock ships departing Australian ports.
AMSA has issued its most severe banning to date to the master and operator of the Marshall Islands-flagged livestock carrier, Barkly Pearl last night.
A joint operation between the AMSA and the Northern Territory Police on 4th January 2021 has successfully saved the life of a solo yachtsman who fell into the Arafura Sea approximately 45km east of Cape Wessel, NT.
A Marshall Islands-flagged tanker transiting the Torres Strait this morning has helped rescue two people from the water after their boat sank.
ITF welcomes the announcement this week by the AMSA that it will be ending temporary exemptions for vessels to have seafarers on board for longer than the 11 months maximum stipulated by the ILO’s MLC.