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Beacon no Boo Boo for trapped trampers

Friday, 22 May 2015, 2:55 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Two beacon activations saved the day yesterday for trampers in tricky situations on the South Island’s West Coast, as the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) facilitated effective rescues. More >>

Talleys sentence sends strong message after death

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 4:53 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Talleys Group Ltd has been fined $48,000 and ordered to pay $35,000 in reparation to the family of a crewman killed after falling nearly 7m on the vessel Capt MJ Souza in Nelson in May 2012. More >>

Boating toll fails to match low road toll

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 2:44 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Easter weekend has marked a tragic end to the summer boating season with four people missing following recreational boating accidents. Two men on a fishing trip in a 5.7m runabout are thought to have capsized on the Port Waikato bar on Monday, and ... More >>

Sentencing of Master with excess breath alcohol

Monday, 23 March 2015, 8:03 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The prosecution of a ship’s Master with five times the legal breath alcohol limit has been welcomed by Maritime New Zealand. More >>

Ports of Auckland Ltd fined after injury to stevedore

Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:49 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) has been fined $55,000 and ordered to pay $25,000 in reparation to a stevedore who suffered serious injuries unloading a container ship at the port in January 2014. More >>

Missing helicopter found crashed near Queenstown

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 5:32 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The wreckage of a helicopter reported overdue in the Queenstown area has been found in Lochy River basin. More >>

Maritime Union members ratify employment agreement

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 8:47 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime Union members at the Ports of Auckland Limited have ratified a proposed agreement with their employer. More >>

Ice-bound fishing vessel reaches open water in Antarctica

Monday, 16 February 2015, 5:07 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain has now reached open water in Antarctica and rendezvoused with New Zealand fishing boat Janas , around 40 nautical miles (75km) clear of the ice. More >>

Ice-bound fishing vessel close to open water in Antarctica

Monday, 16 February 2015, 1:11 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain , freed from ice in Antarctica, is now close to open sea, but continues to be escorted by the United States Coast Guard icebreaker CG Polar Star as it travels under its own power through light ice. More >>

Ice-bound fishing vessel now being towed to open water

Sunday, 15 February 2015, 10:41 am | Maritime New Zealand

The United States Coast Guard icebreaker CG Polar Star is now towing the Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain to open water in Antarctica. More >>

Help on scene for ice-bound fishing boat in Antarctica

Saturday, 14 February 2015, 10:20 am | Maritime New Zealand

The United States Coast Guard icebreaker CG Polar Star is now on scene of the area where the Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain is trapped by ice in Antarctica. More >>

Help making its way to ice-bound fishing boat in Antarctica

Friday, 13 February 2015, 4:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The United States Coast Guard icebreaker CG Polar Star heading to assist an Australian-flagged fishing vessel trapped by ice in Antarctica is expected to reach the vessel early tomorrow morning, if conditions permit. More >>

Help on the way for ice-bound fishing boat in Antarctica

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 3:19 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is organising help for an Australian-flagged fishing boat trapped by ice in Antarctica. More >>

Maritime NZ to allow temporary pause in Rena salvage

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:37 am | Maritime New Zealand

Following a request from the owners of the Rena to pause salvage work required by the Maritime Transport Act, the Director of Maritime NZ has decided to allow a temporary pause pending resolution of the resource consent application. More >>

Whangarei Sea Cadets to assist with boat ramp surveys

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 12:20 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is linking up with Whangarei Sea Cadets to carry out boat ramp surveys of recreational boaties around northland in February and March. It is the first time sea cadets have been involved in Maritime NZ’s regular boat ramp surveys and Maritime ... More >>

Simple lifesaving tips essential as record numbers set sail

Monday, 22 December 2014, 12:30 pm | Maritime New Zealand

More Kiwis than ever are out boating, but this year’s recreational boating toll is “far too high” with 24 lives lost, compared to 19 last year, according to Maritime New Zealand. More >>

New adventure activity safety guidelines finalised

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:45 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Four new sets of safety guidelines for commercial adventure tourism operators will help improve safety in the sector, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. More >>

Obsolete beacon sparks wasteful search

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:10 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A four-hour search for an obsolete distress beacon transmitting in error has prompted the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) to remind beacon users to dispose of old beacons properly. More >>

First Safer Boating Week gets the message across

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:50 am | Maritime New Zealand

Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says. More >>

Heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:46 am | Maritime New Zealand

Pania of the Reef’s doing it… Peter Snell’s doing it … even John Plimmer and Sir Dove-Meyer Robinson are getting in on the act as lifejackets become the height of fashion for statues around the country during Safer Boating Week. More >>

 

 

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