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  • 4 March 2020

    Australian-flagged bulker collided with a fishing vessel off Port Adelaide.

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the analysis of the sleep and work data supplied by the Transport Accident Commission (TAIC) of New Zealand, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) concluded that it was likely that both the master and the second mate were at risk of at least mild fatigue impairment during the work period immediately preceding the Rena […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The search for missing Malaysian Airline MH370 has now covered more than 75 percent of the seafloor in the initial search area. In its yesterday’s operational update, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) informed that the search plan has been modified to enable continuous search operations during winter and to ensure that the entire 120,000 […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The loss of containers overboard from YM Efficiency highlights the importance of safe container stowage planning.

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released new videos showing the weather conditions the vessels are encountering in the southern Indian Ocean. The search for the missing Malaysian Airline MH370 has now covered more than 50,000 square kilometers of the seafloor, and the operation extends during the winter season. The first video shows GO Phoenix […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Fugro a contract that will see the deployment of its specialist vessel, equipment and expertise in the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370). Using its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, fitted with state-of-the art multibeam echosounder equipment, Fugro will conduct a bathymetric […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Fugro a contract that will see the deployment of its specialist vessel, equipment and expertise in the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Using its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, fitted with state-of-the art multibeam echosounder equipment, Fugro will conduct a bathymetric survey […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), who is leading the search for the missing MH370 flight, has released sonar images of the man-made objects that are being examined by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). “The underwater search continues with an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) searching areas of challenging terrain and an ROV examining a range […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    New hopes have been raised in search for the Malaysia Airlines jet, which disappeared on March 8 last year, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, following the recent discovery of an aircraft wreckage on the island of La Réunion. Namely, on July 29, a two-metre-long wing part called a flaperon […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has launched an investigation into an incident that lead to a serious injury of a crew member on board Julia N at Port Headland, WA over the weekend. Namely, on 28 June 2014, the Liberian registered bulk carrier Julia N was berthing in Port Hedland to load iron ore for […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a steering failure, which caused the tanker Bow Singapore to ground in August 2016, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) highlighted the need for a well-formulated maintenance plan. The 2004-built oil tanker ran into trouble on August 19 outside Australia’s Geelong harbour after its steering gear ceased working and the rudder remained at 5° to port. The ship started swinging […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    ATSB: Cement carrier Goliath suffered water ingress after requested valve closures were not actioned.

  • 14 November 2014

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has concluded the investigation on HC Rubina’s hitting of the wharf in Brisbane in October 2013, saying that the main reason behind the accident was the vessel’s malfunctioning control system for controllable pitch propeller.  On October 3, 2013, immediately before HC Rubina sailed from Beira, Mozambique, the control system for its […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Australian contracted survey vessel Fugro Equator has initiated operations in a defined search area, joining Chinese PLA-Navy ship Zhu Kezhen in undertaking survey activities. Under the direction of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the two vessels are conducting the bathymetric survey, or mapping of the sea floor, which is crucial to carrying out […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following a re-supply in Fremantle on Monday, Fugro Equator vessel has embarked on a final swing in the search area for the missing MH370 flight. The vessel is continuing its search using the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Fugro Equator’s mission in the remaining parts of the 120,000 square-kilometer search area is expected to be completed in January 2017, Australian […]

  • 31 March 2005

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has recommended changes to procedures after a shipping incident on the Great Barrier Reef, in far north Queensland, last year. The Panamanian-registered bulk carrier Harmonic Progress was on its way from Japan to load coal at the Hay Point terminal near Mackay, in April 2004, when the engine failed […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro Equator’s deep tow system detected a cluster of small sonar contacts in the southern part of the search area, 12 nautical miles to the east of the 7th arc. The sonar data was carefully analysed and categorised as Class 2, “of potential interest but unlikely to be related to MH370.” It could not, however, […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian contracted survey vessel Fugro Equator has commenced operations in a defined MH370 search area, joining Chinese PLA-Navy ship Zhu Kezhen in undertaking survey activities, Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said in a release. Under the direction of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the two vessels are conducting the bathymetric survey—or mapping […]

  • 15 July 2015

    The Australian Transport and Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a fatal accident on board anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Skandi Pacific, 166 km NW of Karartha, WA (on the Northwest Shelf).  To remind, the accident occurred yesterday on the 2011-built AHTS Skandi Pacific owned by DOF. According to ATSB, during the early hours of July 14, […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Over 6,900 square kilometres of the seafloor have been covered so far in the search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane along with 239 people on board. In addition to locating the aircraft, the underwater search aims to map the MH370 debris field in order to identify and prioritise the recovery of specific aircraft components, including […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) issued a tender, seeking recovery services, in the event of locating the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The ATSB said preliminary tenders would allow it to assess which organisations are able to supply the equipment and expertise required for any recovery operation. “While no wreckage from the missing aircraft […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two crew members of BigLift’s Happy Buccaneer heavy lift vessel were seriously injured on Monday morning,  23rd of February, while the vessel was alongside the Roy Hill wharf in Port Hedland, Australia.   The crew members were moving a stack of four load spreaders (1.5 tonne steel pads placed under heavy cargoes) into the cargo hold using the ship’s crane. […]