Oceania

6 Mar 2024

Australia Offshore Windfarm Considerably Smaller than Proposed

Originally proposed to support 14GW of offshore wind energy, the designated area has been scaled down by the government to accommodate only 2.9GW

Australia Offshore Windfarm Considerably Smaller than Proposed
28 Feb 2024

Australia Charges "Inside-Job" Tobacco Smugglers

A logistics expert along with five others have been indicted for attempting to illicitly import cigarettes valued at $10 million into Australia.

Australia Charges "Inside-Job" Tobacco Smugglers
26 Feb 2024

Australia Impose 12-Month Entry Ban on Disabled Bulk Carrier

After being marooned in a central QLD port, a post-Panamax bulker has been towed back out to sea and is now restricted from entering Australia.

Australia Impose 12-Month Entry Ban on Disabled Bulk Carrier
23 Feb 2024

Bulk Carrier Banned for Year by Australia Due To Safety Issues

Australian Maritime Safety Authority imposes one-year prohibition on Liberian-flagged cargo ship, KMAX Leader, from docking at Australian ports.

Bulk Carrier Banned for Year by Australia Due To Safety Issues
30 Jan 2024

DDW Offshore Ramps Up AHTS Projects in Australia

DDW Offshore, a Norwegian subsidiary of Akastor, has been awarded a nine-month contract extension for one of its AHTS vessels by Petrofac.

DDW Offshore Ramps Up AHTS Projects in Australia
23 Jan 2024

Recall Notice Issued for Australian Livestock Carrier

A livestock carrier that set sail from Fremantle in January bound for Jordan has received directives from the Australian government to head back.

Recall Notice Issued for Australian Livestock Carrier
25 Jul 2022

Australia Bans Tankers Due to Seafarers’ Welfare Issues

The AG Neptune, a 105,400 dwt ​vessel, was examined at the Port of Gladstone in June 2022, according to AMSA, which received a complaint.

Australia Bans Tankers Due to Seafarers’ Welfare Issues
23 Jul 2022

Ban on Tanker After $120,000 in Unpaid Salary

Upon learning crew members were due more than $120,000 in salaries, officials barred an oil tanker from entering Australian ports for six months.

Ban on Tanker After $120,000 in Unpaid Salary
18 Jul 2022

Cruise Ship with 100 COVID Passengers Docks in Sydney

The Coral Princess cruise ship has anchored at Sydney's Circular Quay with more than 100 COVID-positive crew members and passengers on board.

Cruise Ship with 100 COVID Passengers Docks in Sydney