Issue 7 of the Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin focuses on an area of increasing concern—mental health among seafarers.
This report notes key findings and provides several recommendations based on the findings and expert input.
Read about updates to exemptions, new resources on the AMSA website, NAV18 keynote speaker Kate D Adamson, as well as the latest in domestic commercial vessel incidents.
In this issue:
Stability is the force of buoyancy from the underwater parts of a vessel combined with the weight of its hull, equipment, fuel stores and load.
This issue features iconic paddle wheelers along the Murray River. We also explore the future of unmanned and autonomous vessels and delve into the dangers of cold-water shock.
The 2018 edition of the Australian Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) handbook.
Inside this issue: Competent authority update, IALA update, VTS Committee, 2018 calendar, Port Hedland—new Integrated Marine Operations Centre, VTS Working Group
We issue Exemption 2017/2 under subsection 334(1) of the Navigation Act 2012.
Under this exemption, if you held an:
We undertook an annual self-assessment of our performance against the Regulator Performance Framework (RPF) in August 2017.
This self-assessment was informed by:
This publication outlines the challenges we face as a regulator and response agency, as well as our operating environment and the changes that we are likely to experience over the next decade.
Risk assessment is a well-established approach to managing risk.
Arrangements to apply where a maritime environmental emergency impacts upon the interests of another country.
The Australian Government coordination arrangement for maritime environmental emergencies provide a framework for the coordination of Australian Government departments and agencies in response to a
This notice is intended to provide general guidance on the risks associated with the operation of unpowered barges.
We publish an annual regulatory plan early in each financial year and may publish revised annual regulatory plans during the year when appropriate.