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28 Sep 2023
Australia is delighted to join the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to mark World Maritime Day 2023.  
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Two people wearing lifejackets onboard vessel.
25 Sep 2023
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is holding risk assessment workshops in Queensland for commercial fishers.
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Boat being rescued Coral Sea
6 Sep 2023
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has coordinated the rescue of three people on board a catamaran 835km
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Waining Reef rescue
24 Aug 2023
At 9.40 am this morning, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received a call from the Lizard Island Resor
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24 Aug 2023
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier MSXT Emily from Australian waters for one year, after finding apparent serious issues of wage theft and seafarer mistreatment onboard.
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sailor rescued off yacht
20 Jul 2023
A solo sailor, who was rescued in the Great Australian Bight earlier this month, has met with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Search and Rescue Officers who coordinated his rescue.
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13 Jul 2023
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has released its inaugural State of the Fleet overview.
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12 Jul 2023
Approximately 2pm (AWST) today (12 July) the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received an emergency beacon
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10 Jul 2023
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a second Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co vessel from Australian waters, in a crackdown on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. 
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7 Jul 2023
At 4:50pm (AEST) this afternoon (Friday) the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received an emergency beacon
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5 Jul 2023
At 11am (AEST) this morning, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received a signal from an emergency beacon from a location off Cape Farquhar in north-west Western Australia.
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Fishing trawler at sea
3 Jul 2023
On 1 July 2013, the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel (DCV) Safety (the National System) commenced. In 2018, AMSA took on the service delivery of the National System.  
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