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New satellite system saves the day (light) for injured tramper

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

The rescue that wasn’t
A helicopter was airborne and a yacht heading to the rescue of a family fishing group in a runabout in trouble on the Firth of Thames this morning – but the group was actually arriving safely back at the boat ramp.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Fines imposed after charter boat damaged by high seas
Fines totalling more than $16,000 have been imposed after the dolphin-watching charter vessel Dreamweaver was hit and damaged by heavy seas on Auckland Harbour in February 2014 and more than 30 passengers had to be transferred to rescue boats.
Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Maritime sector gets on board with HSWA
Maritime New Zealand is helping maritime operators prepare to meet the requirements of the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) that came into force today (4 April 2016).
Monday, 4 April 2016

Rena statutory notices withdrawn
The Director of Maritime NZ has withdrawn two statutory notices relating to the wreck of the MV Rena, issued after the vessel grounded on the Astrolabe Reef on 5 October 2011.
Monday, 4 April 2016

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