New Wheatstone LNG carrier named

On 13 December, a naming ceremony was held at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard Corporation, for a new LNG carrier ordered by Japanese NYK to MI LNG. The ship, named ‘Pacific Mimosa’, will be engaged in LNG transportation for JERA from Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG project in Australia.

New National Plan ensures effective response to maritime emergencies

Australian industry, state and federal governments have endorsed a new National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies. The plan sets out the cooperative arrangements between governments and industry to respond to maritime pollution and shipping casualty incidents

Biofouling and In-water Cleaning

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has issued Marine Notice 19/2013 regarding Biofouling and In-water Cleaning