Australia

In-Transit Fumigation of Ship Cargoes

AMSA has issued Marine Notice 06/2014 to advise shippers, agents, charterers, fumigators, ship owners and ships Masters and crews of the requirements, under Australian jurisdiction, for ships involved in the activity of in-transit fumigation of cargoes.

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

Early Implementation of Recent Changes to the IMSBC Code

A new iron ore fines (IOF) Schedule to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code governing the carriage of IOF by sea, and an amended iron ore Schedule, were agreed at the IMO DSC 18 meeting in September 2013.

Bonaparte LNG Project

Project planning the construction of a floating liquefaction plant in Australia

Vessels visiting Australia need BPL

The Australian Department of Agriculture has issued notice affecting internartional vessel master and shipping agents regarding vessels visiting Australia from New Zealand.

Biofouling and In-water Cleaning

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

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