Australia

Australian authorities release Yang Ming container ship

Australian authorities released from arrest the Liberian-flagged container ship ‘YM Eternity’, the Taiwanese-based owner Yang Ming informed, only a day after the ship was arrested at Port Botany over pollution dept. 

Yang Ming vessel arrested over pollution debt

AMSA informed that the sister ship of the YM Efficiency, which lost 81 shipping containers off the coast of Newcastle and Port Stephens in June 2018, has been arrested in Sydney for a pollution debt that could reach as high as AUD $20 million.

AMSA bans cargo ship from entering Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship “Thorco Luna”, as the ship was detained for a third time this year, because of consistently failing to meet international standards. The ship will not be permitted to enter any Australian port for a period of three months.

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