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Health And Safety Risks Need To Be A Top Priority For All Operators

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:41 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is reaffirming to commercial operators the need to understand and meet their health and safety obligations, including when staff are sent to work overseas. This comes after Sealord was sentenced for failing in its duty of care, by allowing ... More >>

Port Of Auckland Limited Sentenced Over Fatal 2020 Incident

Saturday, 2 December 2023, 1:12 am | Maritime New Zealand

01 December  Sentencing of major port company a reminder of the risks on New Zealand’s ports. Today, Port of Auckland Limited (POAL) was sentenced after pleading guilty to two charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. The ... More >>

Prosecution A Reminder, Recreational Skippers’ Must Take Simple Steps To Prevent Collisions

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 3:11 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The sentencing of a recreational skipper in the Christchurch District Court yesterday afternoon [Tuesday, November 21] is a reminder to skippers of recreational boats - there are simple steps they must take to prevent collisions and keep others safe. ... More >>

Maritime NZ’s Response To TAIC’s Report On Safety At Ports

Friday, 20 October 2023, 2:17 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Health and safety on ports is a major priority for Maritime NZ. "Everyone has the right to be safe when they go to work," Maritime NZ’s Director, Kirstie Hewlett says. "Any incident on a port is one too many, and everyone at Maritime ... More >>

Reducing Harm And Saving Lives: Safer Boating Forum Recreational Craft Strategy 2023-2025

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 3:37 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Safer Boating Forum (Forum) is launching its new Recreational Craft Strategy 2023-2025 to reduce harm and save lives, as part of the 10th annual Safer Boating Week. The Safer Boating Forum is a network representing a cross-section of national ... More >>

A Plea To Everyone Hitting The Water Over The Next Few Months

Monday, 16 October 2023, 6:37 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Come home safe. Maritime NZ and its Safer Boating Forum partners want every recreational craft user to put steps in place to ensure they return home from their time on the water with good memories, not injuries, or, even worse, fatalities. MNZ and the Safer ... More >>

Maritime NZ: Now’s The Perfect Time To Get Prepared To Head Out On The Water

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:12 am | Maritime New Zealand

When planning a trip on the water, safety starts at home, and now is the perfect time to make your checks before a busy few months on the water. Whether you are planning on heading off shore on a power boat, or looking to get on a paddle board or a kayak. ... More >>

Maritime NZ Completes Its Investigation Into Fatal Capsizing Of The I-Catcher

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 11:06 am | Maritime New Zealand

Following a comprehensive investigation into the capsizing of the i-Catcher south of Kaikoura in September 2022, Maritime NZ’s investigation into potential prosecution following the incident is now complete. On 10 September last year, the vessel with ... More >>

Maritime NZ Completes Its Investigation Into Fatal Capsizing Of The I-Catcher

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 11:05 am | Maritime New Zealand

Following a comprehensive investigation into the capsizing of the i-Catcher south of Kaikoura in September 2022, Maritime NZ’s investigation into potential prosecution following the incident is now complete. On 10 September last year, the vessel with ... More >>

Maritime NZ Response To TAIC Report Into The Fatal Enchanter Capsizing

Friday, 11 August 2023, 2:31 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The capsizing of the Enchanter, on 20 March 2022, was a tragic incident. The thoughts of those at Maritime NZ go out to everyone impacted by the events of that evening. Maritime NZ Director, Kirstie Hewlett, says this was a complicated response, requiring ... More >>

Maritime NZ Reply To TAIC Preliminary Report Into I-Catcher Capsize

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 2:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) today released its preliminary report into the capsize of charter fishing vessel, i-Catcher, off Kaikōura on 10 September 2022. Five of the 11 people on board lost their lives. Maritime NZ Deputy ... More >>

Captain’s Decision To Deviate From Planned Passage Put Vessel And Crew In Danger

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 3:12 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The dangers of large ships deviating from a passage plan when in extreme weather has been highlighted in the sentencing of a Captain at the Wellington District Court this week. Yongyu Li was the Captain of the ship Spinnaker SW . He pleaded guilty ... More >>

Shiling To Depart Wellington For Singapore

Friday, 7 July 2023, 2:44 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ has lifted the detention order it previously imposed against the container ship Shiling . This means the vessel has satisfied the imposed conditions, and it can now depart New Zealand for Singapore. It will leave at about 3.30 PM this afternoon ... More >>

Shiling To Undertake Harbour Trials

Monday, 26 June 2023, 12:38 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Singaporean-flagged cargo vessel the Shiling will this afternoon undertake harbour trials as planning continues for its departure from Wellington. The vessel lost power twice in New Zealand, over the last three months; initially in mid-April, and then ... More >>

RCCNZ Assists Helicopter With Engine Failure

Saturday, 3 June 2023, 6:37 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) has responded to a helicopter with a reported engine failure near Glenorchy this morning after receiving a distress beacon alert and MAYDAY call at 9:51 am. The pilot, who had two clients on board, was able to ... More >>

Maritime NZ Issues A Detention Notice On MV Shiling

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 10:54 am | Maritime New Zealand

A detention notice has been issued by Maritime NZ on the vessel, Shiling. The ship is currently at Wellington’s CentrePort. The detention of the vessel prohibits it from leaving Wellington Harbour until a number of conditions are satisfied. The ... More >>

Maritime Response Shiling Update 14

Monday, 22 May 2023, 4:03 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Shiling under tow by the Skandi Emerald is on schedule to reach Wellington Harbour by late tomorrow (23 May) morning. The towage operation started in Tasman Bay at about 10.30 AM, Monday 22 May. It is currently tracking at between 5 - 6 knots. Incident ... More >>

Maritime Response Shiling Update 12

Friday, 19 May 2023, 2:55 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A Maritime NZ Incident Response Team will continue to monitor the Shiling over the weekend. The vessel is currently at anchor off Tasman Bay, supported by the Skandi Emerald (an ocean going tug). Plans are being developed to tow it from Tasman Bay ... More >>

Maritime Response Shilling Update 11

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 4:03 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Shiling will remain at anchor at Tasman Bay until at least the start of next week. It has been anchored at Tasman Bay since 13 May. The Skandi Emerald (an ocean going tug)has been supporting, and will tow the Shiling to Wellington once the voyage ... More >>

Maritime Response Shiling Update 10

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 2:11 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Planning around the timing and the voyage for the tow of the stricken Shiling to Wellington is ongoing. The vessel lost power and steering on Friday 12 May, and has been anchored at Tasman Bay since Saturday 13 May. An ocean going tug, the Skandi ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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