Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Operations at Port Kembla have been suspended as firefighters continue to battle a large blaze that broke out on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain in Port Kembla early Monday …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Accidents
Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards. The …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Port Kembla chosen for LNG import terminal

Port Kembla chosen for LNG import terminal

Detailed engineering port assessment concluded with Port Kembla selected MoU signed with NSW Ports providing exclusive rights enabling AIEto enter into detailed engineering design phase Local Port Kembla industry, …
Jun 5, 2018 /  Curious
NSW Ports introduces Australia's First Environmental Incentive for Shipping Lines

NSW Ports introduces Australia's First Environmental Incentive for Shipping Lines

NSW Ports will introduce an environmental incentive to apply to vessel-related charges levied by NSW Ports at Port Botany and Port Kembla. NSW Ports is the first Australian port organisation to introduce such an …
May 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Sailors aboard FOC ship still waiting to be fed and paid

Sailors aboard FOC ship still waiting to be fed and paid

The International Transport  Workers’ Federation (ITF) expressed its concerns regarding the wellbeing of 21 Filipino sailors, aboard a flag-of-convenience bulk carrier, berthed at Port Kembla. Inspections …
Jan 29, 2015 /  Finance