• EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

    FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    FEATURE | Bushfire support on land and sea

    FEATURE | Bushfire support on land and sea

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

  • FEATURE | Seafood sales strategies adapt to Covid-19

    FEATURE | Seafood sales strategies adapt to Covid-19

  • OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Where India and Australia can work together

    OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Where India and Australia can work together

  • FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition
  • FEATURE | Bushfire support on land and sea
  • Welcome to Emergency Services Week!
  • FEATURE | Seafood sales strategies adapt to Covid-19
  • OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Where India and Australia can work together
EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

By Lauren Smit

On a wild and windy January night, 10 nautical miles southeast of Cape Moreton, Queensland, Australia, the skipper of prawn trawler Amanda Jane answered a call from an unknown number. Cameron Courtman had spent the last 30 years of his life on boats, witnessing the beauty and at times, brutality, of the ocean. But all his ..

World fish stocks healthy and abundant, says study

World fish stocks healthy and abundant, says study

By Ausmarine

A study into global fisheries management, published in the January edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed reported fisheries catches are in good shape. The international project, led by the University of Washington, compiled and analysed data from fisheries around the world. “There is a ..

Harvest strategies to drive NSW fishing management decisions

Harvest strategies to drive NSW fishing management decisions

By Ausmarine

The NSW Government said it would provide fishers with greater certainty and transparency in fisheries management decisions, through the development of tailored harvest strategies in direct partnership with commercial, recreational and Aboriginal fishers. Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall said the NSW Government was ..

BOOK REVIEW | The Master Shipwright’s Secrets: How Charles II Built the Restoration Navy

BOOK REVIEW | The Master Shipwright’s Secrets: How Charles II Built the Restoration Navy

By Neil Baird

Clearly a labour of love and great passion, this book is extensively researched, carefully written, brilliantly illustrated (mostly by the author), and beautifully presented. It is a big, heavy book that is worth every penny of its quite considerable price. England’s King Charles II was one of those unfortunately rare ..

DPIRD to conduct research survey to monitor western rock lobster numbers in shallow waters off Western Australia

DPIRD to conduct research survey to monitor western rock lobster numbers in shallow waters off Western Australia

By Baird Maritime

Researchers at Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will survey juvenile western rock lobster numbers in shallow waters as part of a three-year project to ensure the continued sustainability of the valuable fishery. Funded through the Fisheries Research and Development ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
FEATURE | Bushfire support on land and sea

FEATURE | Bushfire support on land and sea

By Simon Enticknap

When a devastating bushfire hit the Australian town of Mallacoota on New Year’s Eve, local commercial marine operators and maritime agencies played a vital role in providing relief for those affected. One of the enduring symbols of this year’s horror bushfire season was the sight of hundreds of people being evacuated ..

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Recent months have seen some excellent examples of why the world needs emergency services craft. Most recently, we experienced the Covid-19 virus pandemic. Just prior to ..