AMSA

AMSA extends validity of STCW seafarer certificates

As part of its newly announced arrangements amid COVID-19, AMSA announced it has taken steps to allow the holders of seafarer certificates and certificates of medical fitness to continue to perform duties even if the certificate expires during the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.

AMSA extends National Law certificates of competency amid pandemic

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced further steps to allow holders of National Law certificates of competency and first aid certificates to continue to perform their duties even if their certificate expires during the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.

AMSA provides tips to mitigate fall incidents onboard

After receiving several notifications from vessels reporting fall incidents while working at height, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) issued a marine notice informing of the risks and safety measures to be taken.

AMSA bans bulk carrier for 6 months

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) recently banned a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier from Australian ports for the period of six months.

AMSA: 5 tips to keep a proper lookout

AMSA has issued an updated Marine Notice that serves as a reminder to operators on the importance of adhering to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (known as the Collision Regulations or COLREGs ) to reduce the risk of collision at sea. 

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