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AMSA has issued Marine Notice 03/204 to remind Masters of the precautions to be taken when anchoring off Australian ports.
Project planning the construction of a floating liquefaction plant in Australia
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Australia re-elected to the IMO Council, reaffirming its commitment to maritime safety, security and pollution prevention
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