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Maritime NZ confirms Oil Pollution Levy for 2019-22

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:27 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Cabinet has approved the mid-point review of the Oil Pollution Levy (OPL) to reflect updated risk and to ensure Maritime NZ can deliver on the current Marine Oil Spill Readiness and Response Strategy. The OPL funds New Zealand’s maritime oil pollution ... More >>

Four sailors rescued

Sunday, 16 June 2019, 3:08 pm | Maritime New Zealand

16 June 2019 Four sailors have been rescued from their life raft this afternoon having had to abandon their yacht 'the Squander' 90 kilometres East North East of Great Barrier Island. More >>

Two boaties saved after distress beacon activated

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 7:28 pm | Maritime New Zealand

11 June 2019 The Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) received alerts from an EPIRB (distress beacon designed for use on vessels) at 1.30 pm today about 50 nautical miles (92 kilometres) East North East of Whangarei Heads. RCCNZ tasked the Auckland ... More >>

Maritime NZ advising jet boaties to check steering systems

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 9:30 am | Maritime New Zealand

This is a new and important safety message from Maritime NZ to recreational, commercial and racing jet boat operators and owners. More >>

Distress beacons will save lives this long weekend

Friday, 31 May 2019, 9:51 am | Maritime New Zealand

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ is reminding trampers, hunters and boaties that a distress beacon could save their life this Queen’s Birthday weekend. More >>

MNZ confirms revised model for Maritime Levys and Fees

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:54 pm | Maritime New Zealand

After extensive and extended engagement and consultation with industry stakeholders, Cabinet has approved a revised and fairer approach to funding Maritime NZ that better reflects how the sector should cover the cost of the agency’s regulatory and compliance ... More >>

$30,000 fines and reparation after passenger injured on boat

Friday, 10 May 2019, 3:48 pm | Maritime New Zealand

$30,000 fines and reparation after passenger injured on Auckland Jet boat More >>

High lifejacket wearing rates impress

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:55 am | Maritime New Zealand

Ninty five percent of boaties had enough lifejackets for everyone on board and 83 percent were wearing them when required, provisional results released today from the ‘No Excuses’ safe boating campaign show. More >>

Important milestone for maritime safety

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 4:37 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Yesterday marked an important milestone in New Zealand’s maritime industry as the last of almost 1200 commercial operators transferred to the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS). More >>

Four rescued from overturned 4WD in flooded river

Saturday, 27 April 2019, 6:12 pm | Maritime New Zealand

27 April 2019 Rescue Coordination Centre NZ has overseen the dramatic rescue of four people from a four-wheel drive that overturned in the flooded Hopkins River. More >>

Missing helicopter crew found safe and well

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 12:24 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A rescue helicopter located the group walking around on a beach on the north-eastern side of Auckland Island wearing their cold water immersion suits. More >>

Wreckage found in search for helicopter with three on board

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 10:21 am | Maritime New Zealand

A fishing boat has found wreckage from a helicopter that is missing in the Auckland Islands with three crew on board. Rescue Coordination Centre NZ is overseeing the search for the helicopter that had flown from Invercargill – a 1,000 kilometre ... More >>

Easter boaties warned: Cold water reduces survival times

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:07 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is urging boaties to plan ahead and factor in the dangers posed by cold water and air temperatures this Easter. More >>

Captain of Panama-flagged bulk vessel prosecuted

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 5:30 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ brought charges against Jianxi Chen, Captain of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Spinnaker SW on Friday 29 March 2019. More >>

Maritime NZ welcomes the High Court’s interpretation

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 3:59 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ welcomes the High Court’s interpretation of rules relating to maritime pilots’ licenses More >>

Distress beacons save Chatham Island cray fishers

Friday, 22 March 2019, 1:14 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Three crew from a Chatham Islands crayfish boat were saved this morning thanks to a float-free EPIRB distress beacon and the VHF radio network. More >>

For the first time: ‘No Excuses’ for Otago boaties

Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:13 pm | Maritime New Zealand

8 March 2019 Otago boaties can expect ‘No Excuses’ from the Harbourmaster and Maritime NZ this weekend. The team will be on the water to ensure boaties are wearing life jackets, keeping a safe speed and following the rules. More >>

For the first time: ‘No Excuses’ for Otago boaties

Friday, 8 March 2019, 12:59 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Otago boaties can expect ‘No Excuses’ from the Harbourmaster and Maritime NZ this weekend. The team will be on the water to ensure boaties are wearing life jackets, keeping a safe speed and following the rules. More >>

Person rescued from sea 15 nautical miles east of Tolaga Bay

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:08 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A man who went overboard from his yacht earlier today was fortunate to be rescued before nightfall. The Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) began a search and rescue operation at 2.04 pm today after receiving a mayday call from the yacht. More >>

Taiwanese vessel detained in New Zealand for not paying crew

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 1:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ detained the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Daiwan Justice on Saturday, 2 March 2019, at Lyttelton after a complaint the crews’ wages had not been paid for almost four months. More >>

 

 

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