Fortescue celebrates arrival of FMG Sydney with the Port Hedland community

Fortescue celebrates arrival of FMG Sydney with the Port Hedland community

Fortescue Metals Group’s (Fortescue) fourth ore carrier FMG Sydney has been welcomed into Port Hedland by Fortescue Founder and Chairman Mr Andrew Forrest, following the deliveries of FMG Nicola, FMG Grace and FMG …
Jun 15, 2017 /  Vessels
Incat Crowther launches a pair of small low impact ferries to serve Sydney's Bay Precinct

Incat Crowther launches a pair of small low impact ferries to serve Sydney's Bay Precinct

Incat Crowther announced earlier today the launch of Cockle Bay and Blackwattle Bay. The pair of 12m ferries are the first vessels in a new class of small low impact ferries that respond to a need for transport …
Jan 24, 2017 /  Cruise
MOL Launches New Services for Asia and Australia Network

MOL Launches New Services for Asia and Australia Network

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) today announced the launch of new services between Asia and Australia, effective May 2017. The new Asia-Australia Express is a pendulum service which will connect Northeast Asia to Australia …
Nov 7, 2016 /  Vessels
SVITZER Invests In The Future Of Sydney’s Port Community

SVITZER Invests In The Future Of Sydney’s Port Community

Sydney’s two newest tug boats – Svitzer Waratah and Svitzer Bondi – have been officially named during a special ceremony at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Gadigal Elder Uncle Chicka …
Oct 13, 2016 /  Vessels
China and Australia Launch New Container Shipping Line

China and Australia Launch New Container Shipping Line

In a marriage of Chinese geopolitics and industry policy, a new shipping company wants to put Tasmania at one end of the fabled Silk Road trade route through China to Europe. Great Southern Shipping Australia and …
May 20, 2016 /  Curious
Teekay Tankers welcomes 12 Suezmax vessels

Teekay Tankers welcomes 12 Suezmax vessels

In early August, Teekay Tankers announced the acquisition of 12 Suezmax tankers from Principal Maritime. Totaling $662 million, the acquisition has increased Teekay Tankers’ (TNK) Suezmax fleet from 10 to 22 …
Oct 30, 2015 /  Vessels
21 Filipino seafarers of sunken vessel rescued by Cosco Shanghai and aided by Australia

21 Filipino seafarers of sunken vessel rescued by Cosco Shanghai and aided by Australia

Twenty one (21) Filipino seafarers of the Philippine’s cargo vessel MV Foxhound led by Captain Jonathan Montel were rescued on October 17 by UK-registered and Chinese-owned vessel MV COSCO Shanghai after …
Oct 28, 2015 /  Accidents
Video: Ferry with 190 passenger aboard stuck in the ice off Cape Breton

Video: Ferry with 190 passenger aboard stuck in the ice off Cape Breton

Rescue mission was organized in the area of Cabot Strait, when the Ro Ro vessel Highlander was caught in thick ice. The ship was on its way from North Sydney to Port aux Basques, carrying on board 190 …
Mar 20, 2015 /  Accidents
Ferry suffers collision with yacht, video

Ferry suffers collision with yacht, video

On March 1st, 2015, the Queenscliff collided with a sailboat which had lost all control due to stormy weather conditions along with rapid waves off the coast of Sydney. While the Queenscliff managed to alter her …
Mar 4, 2015 /  Accidents