The Chief officer and the company of a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier were fined and convicted for dumping garbage into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Australian Maritime Authority issued its monthly review of casualties off Australian waters. In total, 85 incidents were reported, involving domestic commercial vessels in January 2021.
Following a ferry fatality incident onboard Lady Rose back in February 2019, Australian Maritime Safety Authority informed that the master of the passenger vessel has pleaded guilty.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority recently informed that from 1 March to 31 August 2021, will undertake a focused inspection campaign (FIC) on livestock ships departing Australian ports.
It is known that the COVID-19 oubreak has negatively affected global shipping and many others sectors. Following the situation, Europeran Maritime Safety Agency issued a report to analyse the impact of the pandemic on certain shipping activities by analysing vessel traffic data.
Amid the pandemic situation and the crew change crisis that has presented, AMSA officially announced that from 28 February 2021, the interim COVID-19 arrangements which have permitted seafarers to serve longer than 11 months onboard ships will end.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority managed to save thirteen crewmembers who had been missing almost a week in the Solomon Sea.
In an effort to support the new requirements for certain types of domestic commercial vessels to be fitted with a float-free EPIRB, AMSA is about to conduct a focused inspection campaign.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) issued its “most severe ban” up to now to the master and operator of the Marshall Islands flagged livestock carrier, Barkly Pearl.
As the end of the year is coming closer, AMSA Response Centre issued its annual review, highlighting that during 2020, responded to 5.151 operational incidents.
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