Austal Australia delivered patrol boat to Australian Department of DefenseThe vessel, PSS President H.I. Remeliik II, was presented to the Palau Government by the Government of Australia during a handover ceremony at Henderson shipyard in Austal Australia.
Australia bans two ships as it enforces crew welfare rulesThe Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) continued to strictly enforce rules aimed at ensuring seafarers' health by announcing that additional vessels have been banned.
Royal Australian Navy and French Navy conducts passage exerciseHMA Ship "Choules" and "Huon" and French Navy Ship FS "d'Entrecasteaux" performed a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) and flight training series in the Pacific Ocean.
RDM builds new catamaran to be launched for World Heritage CruisesAustralian shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine is designing a new Incat Crowther-designed catamaran for World Heritage Cruises. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year.
Greek-owned bulker banned from Australia for six monthsThe Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Agia Sofia from Australian ports for six months.
Australia works on $270b military defense planAustralian Defense Minister Linda Reynolds and Minister of Defense Industry Melissa Price announced $75 billion in investment in the Royal Australian Navy over the next decade as part of the Commonwealth's record $270 billion in defence.
Port of Melbourne welcomes largest container capacity shipThe Port of Melbourne (PoM) has welcomed on its Webb Dock at the Victoria International Container Terminal its largest container ship ever, the 10,662 teu CMA CGM Ural.
Captain of APL England charged over lost containersThe captain of Singapore-flagged APL England is facing charges in Australia after the vessel lost hundreds of containers overboard in rough seas off the Sydney coast last week under his orders.
Austal Australia books big order for patrol boatsAlthough Austal USA is exploring its options after losing out on the FFG(X) project of the U.S. Navy, Austal Australia was awarded a A$ 324 million contract to design and develop six developed Cape Class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) for the Royal Australian Navy.
Ship jobs to fuel recovery in South AustraliaThis year's ramping up of shipbuilding programs in Adelaide provides South Australia with an employment lifeline as the state searches for ways to tackle boosting post-coronavirus job growth.
Passenger vessel operator fined for reckless operationThe business owned by Spirit of 1770, a passenger vessel that caught fire and burned to the waterline with 42 paying passengers and four crew members on board returning from a trip to Lady Musgrave Island on May 11, 2016, was fined $25,000 for a commercia
HMAS Arunta fires first ESSM missileHMAS Arunta frigate of the Royal Australian Navy launches its first Advanced Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) off the West Australian coast, demonstrating its readiness and lethality after a 20-month upgrade.
Icebreaker Aurora Australia begins final voyageIt's an ending period for Australia's Antarctic icebreaker RSV Aurora Australis, who left Hobart earlier this week for his last trip to Australia's Antarctic Program after 31 years of service.