A fishing boat came to the rescue of an unidentified adult male tourist who had spent nearly an hour in the waters off the South Australia city of Port Lincoln after he was swept by strong waves off some rocks on the coast on Tuesday, December 3. The distressed individual was picked up some 400 metres from the shoreline of ..
From its origins in 1901 until the late 1950s, through its deep association with the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy became unmistakably British in outlook, practices and culture. It was a relationship of great value to Australia. That comfortable symbiosis had reached its zenith by 1957, when Prime Minister Robert ..
I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..
Australian boat builder Dongara Marine has released details of two multi-purpose fishing boat offerings it has developed in conjunction with long-term design partner Southerly Designs. One is a 15.5-metre aluminium monohull that can be configured for lobster fishing, wetline fishing, or both. With a NSCV measured length of ..
Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Woodside for the execution of phase two of the Julimar-Brunello Project. The contract was awarded to Subsea 7 earlier this year, subject to the final investment decision of the Julimar-Brunello joint venture participants Woodside and KUFPEC, which was made in late November 2019. The ..
You get the impression, talking to contemporary seafarers, that their voyages never actually end. I’m not suggesting that they are like the Flying Dutchman, doomed to circumnavigate the world for ever, but rather that they get on and off their ships at the conclusion of their tours of duty, wherever the ship might be, ..
It’s everything commercial fishing and aquaculture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, ..
Norwegian cruise operator SeaDream Yacht Club and Damen Shipyards Group have in good faith and with mutual understanding decided not to proceed with the building of a new ..
Proman Stena Bulk, a joint venture between Sweden’s Stena Bulk and Switzerland’s Proman Shipping, has finalised an agreement with Guangzhou Shipyard ..