Australia bans coal ship for unpaid crew wages

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned bulk carrier Agia Sofia from Australian ports for six months after uncovering evidence that AUD45,000 (USD32,274) of crew wages were unpaid. An AMSA inspector boarded the Liberian-flagged […]

Salvage starts on grounded Wakashio

A salvage operation is under way to remove bulk carrier MV Wakashio, which grounded on a reef off Pointe d’Esny, southeast Mauritius on 25 July. Minister of the Environment Kavi Ramano reported to the Mauritian […]