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5 Jul 2024
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has released its National Compliance Plan (NCP) for the 2024-25 finan
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1 Jul 2024
Today is World Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Day, and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will be joining lighthouse authorities from all over the world to celebrate it. 
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26 Jun 2024
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has fined a 'hire and drive' operator $3,756 for chartering a domesti
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13 Jun 2024
The first of 9 contracts for maintenance on aids to navigation – including centuries-old heritage listed lighthouses – has been awarded to Solar Technology Australia for Region 4 New South Wales, to the value of $672,000 (ex GST), following a recent approach to the open market by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).
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Peace banning
4 Jun 2024
The Cypriot-flagged bulk carrier Peace (IMO number 9568067) was yesterday banned from entering Australian ports for 3 months for being unseaworthy. ​
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9 May 2024
Complaints about breaches against the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) on ships decreased in 2023, compared to the previous year, the Australia Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) latest report on seafarer welfare shows.
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Darya Shaan
9 May 2024
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a 180-day ban to the Indian-flagged bulk carrier Darya Shaan, after its operator took repeated risks with the safety of the crew, vessel and Australian marine environment by not reporting serious defects to the main engine and machinery whilst the ship entered Australian ports.
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Three people on an overturned boat in the Torres Strait
3 May 2024
At approximately 3:30pm (AEST) yesterday, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received an emergency distress beacon activation in the north-eastern Torres Strait from an unknown source.
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24 Apr 2024
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has released its Inspections Annual Report, highlighting a significant increase in maritime safety regulatory activity.
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18 Apr 2024
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has completed a major $1.2 million refurbishment of
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3 Apr 2024
The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP), on behalf of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), has successfully prosecuted a ship’s master and shipping company, following a serious accident involving a ship’s pilot in 2023.
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23 Feb 2024
The much-anticipated tender for technical support and logistics for AMSA’s aids to navigation network has launched on AusTender.
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