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Maritime VHF radio delivered to yacht Luna

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 5:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is delivering a maritime VHF radio to the skipper of the yacht Luna , which had been the subject of a search and rescue operation. More >>

Missing yacht Luna found

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 4:57 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The 22-foot yacht Luna missing off the east coast of the North Island has been found by a Royal New Zealand Air Force helicopter. More >>

Have you seen the missing yacht Luna?

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:39 am | Maritime New Zealand

The Rescue Coordination Centre (RCCNZ) is asking the public for information about an overdue 22-foot yacht, Luna . More >>

Small maritime businesses getting bigger

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 9:29 am | Maritime New Zealand

The first report of its kind shows New Zealand’s small businesses (0-19 employees) engaged in fishing, off-shore aquaculture, and water transport are small but starting to get bigger. More >>

Two men rescued from upturned Chatham Islands fishing boat

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 6:21 pm | Maritime New Zealand

It took just 27 minutes for two men to be rescued from an upturned Chatham Islands commercial fishing vessel 1.8km south of Pitt Island this morning after they activated a distress beacon (Saturday, 3 September). The two crew of the 11m Flynny set off ... More >>

Seafarers can ring-fence old domestic tickets

Monday, 29 August 2016, 1:29 pm | Maritime New Zealand

It is now easier for seafarers with most old and legacy tickets to continue working More >>

CEs commit to code for safer shipping in ports and harbours

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:27 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Chief executives of New Zealand’s port companies, councils and Maritime New Zealand willtomorrow (August 18) commit to a revised, national port and harbour marine code to make shipping in commercial harbours safer. More >>

Solo yachtie rescued off Tauranga

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 11:38 am | Maritime New Zealand

10 August 2016 A 55-year-old solo yachtsman has been rescued overnight after his yacht’s steering failed 70km north east of Tauranga. The man, sailing from Auckland to Dunedin in the 8.8m motor yacht Windsong, activated his distress beacon (EPIRB) ... More >>

New health and safety guide for mariners

Friday, 24 June 2016, 1:39 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ has developed two new publications aimed at increasing maritime operators’ understanding of their health and safety obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015. More >>

97 percent of NZ trade is transported by ship, and going up

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:59 pm | Maritime New Zealand

“The maritime industry is indispensable to New Zealand,” Director of Maritime New Zealand, Keith Manch said today. More >>

Ring-fencing supported as SeaCert submissions flow in

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:52 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ has received around 350 submissions on proposed changes to rules on seafarer certification that would allow holders of many older certificates to continue working without transitioning to the new SeaCert system. More >>

Ports of Auckland fined after stevedore injured in fall

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:14 am | Maritime New Zealand

Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) has been fined $49,980 and ordered to pay $12,000 in reparations after a stevedore employed by the company fell nearly 3m off the unguarded edge of a hatch lid, leaving him temporarily unconscious and fracturing his elbow. More >>

Search for missing sailor suspended

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:30 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has suspended the search for the sailor lost overboard from the yacht Platino on Monday morning, 550km north of New Zealand. More >>

Remaining crew rescued from stricken yacht

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 3:21 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Two men and a woman have been rescued from their battered yacht, Platino , around 550 kilometres north of New Zealand by the crew of the container ship Southern Lily . More >>

Container ship joins rescue effort

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:01 am | Maritime New Zealand

A container ship is re-routing to assist three people aboard the battered yacht, Platino , 550 kilometres north of New Zealand - after a crewman was lost overboard and another died when hit by rigging yesterday morning. More >>

Search for sailor lost overboard 550km north of NZ

Monday, 13 June 2016, 5:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A search is underway for a sailor lost overboard from a yacht 550km (300 nautical miles) north of New Zealand. More >>

Talley's ordered to pay $94,000 after death of crewman

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 3:38 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Nelson-based fishing company Talley’s Group Ltd has been fined $73,520 and ordered to pay $21,000 in reparations to the family of a crewman decapitated when a broken rope snapped back while hauling in a net full of tuna. More >>

Maritime NZ secures better deal for NZ shippers

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:02 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand has successfully lobbied at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for flexibility in introducing new regulations for verifying container weights – and that will benefit our exporters. More >>

One more week to have your say on SeaCert

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:07 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Nearly 250 seafarers around the country have so far attended public meetings to discuss proposals for changes to SeaCert certification rules. More >>

Delays in calling for help cost lives at sea

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:37 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand is warning professional seafarers and recreational boaties – if in trouble don’t delay, activate your distress beacon or call for help! More >>

 

 

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