New guidelines to reduce seafarer fatigue

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has released new guidelines on how to reduce crew fatigue to improve safety of seafarers in Australian waters. Fatigue was the primary cause in more than 11% of collisions […]

AMSA strengthens passenger vessel safety rules

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has clarified and strengthened requirements for the monitoring and counting of passengers and managing missing passenger situations by operators of vessels that carry passengers. The changes, made through Marine […]

AMSA Yang Ming standoff continues

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has rejected accusations by the legal representatives for Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., owners of the YM Efficiency and their insurers, that it has breached code of conduct. AMSA […]