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  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    TT-Line Company has signed an LOI with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for the construction of two new ships.

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A super fast ropax ferry Spirit of Tasmania II suffered damage to its internal loading ramp after it crashed into a pier in the port of Melbourne, Australia, on January 13. The cause of the accident was the extreme wind which forced the vessel’s mooring lines to break, leaving the ferry adrift. With the assistance of tugs, the […]

  • 7 June 2006

    Passenger fares on the Spirit of Tasmania ferries will rise by $30 for a return journey from July 1. The TT-Line says the increase comprises a $15 per person fuel surcharge for each Bass Strait crossing. That raises the cheapest seat on the Spirits to $101 for an overnight voyage. The board flagged the fare […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Rauma Marine Constructions has been selected to build TT-Line Company’s Spirit of Tasmania ships.

  • 4 June 2006

    Tasmanian Treasury officials are concerned the Melbourne to Devonport ferry service is facing similar problems to the axed Sydney service and is unsustainable. The Tasmanian Government-owned ship will be sold after its last voyage in August. The discount airfares and rising fuel costs that helped finish off the heavily subsidised Spirit of Tasmania III are […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian TT-Line Company has firmed up its shipbuilding deal with FSG for two new RoRo ships.

  • 7 May 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Australia’s TT-Line Company and Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) have signed a contract for the design and construction of two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered passenger ferries. The deal for the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships follows a letter of intent signed by the two companies in January this year. The order is worth about 438 million euros […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Australia’s TT-Line Company has withdrawn from the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for the construction of two ferries.

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Viva Energy said that this new VLSFO is the first low sulphur fuel oil to be produced in Australasia.

  • 22 December 2006

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart is more than just a yacht race; it’s an institution. Since 1945, yachts have gathered in Sydney Harbour to race the 628 nautical miles to Hobart, Tasmania. The race has a pioneering spirit much like the people of Australia and that is why hundreds of spectator boats and millions of people […]

  • 18 January 2019

    Incat Tasmania to build a fast passenger/cargo ferry for Trinidad and Tobago.

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alexander Spirit fuel tanker has left from Devonport, Tasmania on Wednesday, 22nd July after the ship’s Australian crew spent over three weeks protesting their redundancies. The ship was scheduled to depart at 0300 hours, and according to the latest vessel tracking data from Marine Traffic, the ship is underway using engine in the Tasmanian Sea, its […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Full Bench of Australia’s Fair Work Commission has upheld today its ruling over a dispute onboard the Alexander Spirit according to which the crew’s industrial action is illegal, dismissing the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) appeal. FWC ordered protesting 36 crew members of the fuel tanker Alexander Spirit, docked in Devonport, north-west Tasmania, to […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Supporters of the Alexander Spirit crew have hit the streets again today with a crowd of a couple of hundred strong protesting outside the Caltex-run Kurnell refinery, condemning the company’s treatment of the fuel tanker’s crew and the wider working public, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said. In addition to Maritime Union of Australia members, the group […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alexander Spirit fuel tanker has left from Devonport, Tasmania on Wednesday, 22nd July after the ship’s Australian crew spent over three weeks protesting their redundancies. The ship was scheduled to depart at 0300 hours, and according to the latest vessel tracking data from Marine Traffic, the ship is underway using engine in the Tasmanian Sea, its […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ordered protesting 36 crew members of the fuel tanker Alexander Spirit, docked in Devonport, north-west Tasmania, to return to work. According to FMC Commissioner Ian Cambridge, who handed over his decision at a hearing in Sydney, the dispute constituted unprotected industrial action and should stop, Australia’s ABC News reports. Last week the […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Full Bench of Australia’s Fair Work Commission has upheld today its ruling over a dispute onboard the Alexander Spirit according to which the crew’s industrial action is illegal, dismissing the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) appeal. FWC ordered protesting 36 crew members of the fuel tanker Alexander Spirit, docked in Devonport, north-west Tasmania, to […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Supporters of the Alexander Spirit crew have hit the streets again today with a crowd of a couple of hundred strong protesting outside the Caltex-run Kurnell refinery, condemning the company’s treatment of the fuel tanker’s crew and the wider working public, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said. In addition to Maritime Union of Australia members, the group […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ordered protesting 36 crew members of the fuel tanker Alexander Spirit, docked in Devonport, north-west Tasmania, to return to work. According to FMC Commissioner Ian Cambridge, who handed over his decision at a hearing in Sydney, the dispute constituted unprotected industrial action and should stop, Australia’s ABC News reports. Last week the […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese seafarers aboard the Stolt Kikyo tanker, which berthed in Devonport, Tasmania early Sunday morning, are owed wages for two months and have not received coastal trading payments required under Australian law, shows an investigation by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). ITF assistant national coordinator Matt Purcell met with the twenty-four crew members of the […]

  • 13 July 2015

    The fuel tanker Alexander Spirit is scheduled to depart from Devonport, north-west Tasmania, to Singapore on Tuesday. The protesting 36 crew members of the fuel tanker were supposed to set sail today, however the departure was pushed back for tomorrow following meetings between the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the ship’s operator Teekay, ABC News […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese seafarers aboard the Stolt Kikyo tanker, which berthed in Devonport, Tasmania early Sunday morning, are owed wages for two months and have not received coastal trading payments required under Australian law, shows an investigation by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). ITF assistant national coordinator Matt Purcell met with the twenty-four crew members of the […]