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  • 14 January 2016
    Equipment

    Basslink, a subsea cable connecting George Town in Tasmania and Loy Yang in Victoria, will experience additional 30-day outage, Tasmanian Government said Thursday. The fault in subsea cable was discovered on December 20, 2015, and the owner, Basslink, informed that the possible fault was approximately 100km off the Tasmanian coastline in Bass Strait. Parallel with […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based Swire Shipping will be expanding its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional port call to Tasmania’s capital city of Hobart, starting from November 2015.  With a nine-day service frequency, this enhanced network will connect Melbourne to Hobart with a transit time of one day, and link Hobart to Sydney and Brisbane with […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based Swire Shipping will be expanding its multipurpose liner service coverage in Tasmania with an additional port call to Tasmania’s capital city of Hobart, starting from November 2015.  With a nine-day service frequency, this enhanced network will connect Melbourne to Hobart with a transit time of one day, and link Hobart to Sydney and Brisbane with […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    TasNetworks and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced plans to undertake a detailed feasibility and business case assessment for a second interconnector across Bass Strait between Tasmania and the mainland grid. A second interconnector would allow Tasmania to expand the amount of renewable energy it could provide to the national grid, and would also facilitate greater investment […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tasmania has won the bid to host Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC) 2020.

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The deal between the Tasmanian government and Swire Shipping on connecting Tasmanian exporters to the Asian market via a direct international shipping link has went awry. In late 2014, the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swire Shipping confirming they were the preferred operator with which to explore an international shipping solution. However, the government and […]

  • 15 October 2014

    The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for Australia’s future engagement in the region and options to expand Tasmania’s role as Antarctic science and logistics hub. The report contains recommendations on a range of key issues, including: Protecting Australia’s national interests in Antarctica; Supporting and leading national and […]

  • 1 April 2015

    The decision of the Australian government to extend Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES) will be positive for the country’s market in the short term, however; a solution for the medium to long term needs of Tasmanian exporters remains uncertain, according to Swire Shipping. Namely, the Australian Government decided to extend the TFES to include international export freight transhipped via Melbourne altering the […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A second interconnector with Tasmania is a step closer, with TasNetworks’ assessment of the business case finding a 1500 MW link is feasible and could begin operating as soon as 2027. Dubbed the Marinus Link, the new interconnector would complement the existing 500 MW Basslink cable and allow Tasmania to supply more renewable energy to […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

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

  • 25 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Melbourne-headquartered logistics provider Toll Group, part of Japan Post, has placed a AUD 170 million (USD 130 million) order at China’s CSC Jinling Shipyard, part of Sinotrans & CSC, for the construction of two 12,000 dwt RoRo ships to support trade between Victoria, Australia, and Tasmania.  The new vessels will be available in late 2018 and will replace […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    The 5th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2020) will be held in Hobart (Tasmania), Australia on 8-12 November 2020. AWTEC 2020 aims to provide an opportunity to exchange, learn, interact and network on all multidisciplinary aspects of ocean renewable energy, with colleagues from all over the world. Encompassed within AWTEC 2020, will be […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Marine access to a fishing port on Tasmania’s east coast is set to become safer with dredging in the area due to start next week… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 2, 2011;    

  • 21 December 2016

    Ten men have been charged and 186 kilograms of cocaine seized from a 50-meter commercial vessel which was intercepted by Australian Defence Force (ADF) in the Southern Ocean off Tasmania on December 12, 2016. The vessel and its crew were detained and escorted to the port of Hobart, where they arrived on December 16. Tasmania […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The government of Tasmania expects to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore-based Swire Shipping in the near future in an effort to re-establish an international shipping service for Tasmania. It is expected that a period of market testing will then take place before the shipping line establishes arrangements to commence operations. The government has also […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a significant long term commitment to Tasmania and Antarctica, the Australian government has approved the process to procure a new icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis. The new icebreaker, that will be based in Hobart, is part of the commitment of the Abbott Government to boost jobs and growth in Tasmania. A modern sophisticated […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Tamar River dredging program at Kings Wharf Launceston is nearing its completion, the Marine & Safety Tasmania said in their latest announcement. According to the project update, dredging operations are taking place on the eastern side of the Tamar River adjacent to Kings Wharf. ”Associated pipework will be secured on the eastern edge of […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    ACCC has instituted court proceedings against TasPorts for the alleged misuse of market power.

  • 31 December 2007

    The official prizegiving took place today, New Year’s Day, at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania in Sandy Bay where the His Excellency, the Honourable William Cox, Governor of Tasmania, and RYCT Commodore Alastair Douglas among other dignitaries, presented numerous trophies and awards to the race competitors in this 628-nautical mile ocean classic.

  • 22 August 2017
    Equipment, Research & Development

    A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has been unveiled at the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) in Launceston. The AUV is capable of diving up to 5,000 meters, operating underneath the ice and gathering data on the Antarctic research missions. During an official ceremony, the $5 million polar vehicle was granted the name nupiri […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Container terminal stevedore DP World Australia and the Tasmanian Ports Corporation (Tasports) are going forward with their plan to develop an international container terminal at the Port of Burnie in North West Tasmania by proposing to provide an initial minimum of AUD 20 million (USD 15.3 million) staged investment. The duo intends to invest in […]