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.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has successfully coordinated the medical evacuation of a seafarer who sustained serious injuries during an onboard accident.
The award, introduced in 2019, targets ship management companies that received AMSA ship inspections more than 10 times per year and recognizes vessels that scored above a designated level on the inspections.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has announced that from 28 February 2021 the interim COVID arrangements which have permitted seafarers to serve longer than 11 months on-board ships will end.