CEs commit to code for safer shipping in ports and harbours
Wednesday, 17 August 2016Chief executives of New Zealand’s port companies, councils and Maritime New Zealand will tomorrow (August 18) commit to a revised, national port and harbour marine code to make shipping in commercial harbours safer.
Solo yachtie rescued off Tauranga
Wednesday, 10 August 2016A 55-year-old solo yachtsman has been rescued overnight after his yacht’s steering failed 70km north east of Tauranga.
97 percent of NZ trade is transported by ship, and going up
Thursday, 23 June 2016“The maritime industry is indispensable to New Zealand,” Director of Maritime New Zealand, Keith Manch said today.”
Ring-fencing option supported as SeaCert submissions flow in
Thursday, 23 June 2016Maritime NZ has received around 350 submissions on proposed changes to rules on seafarer certification that would allow holders of many older certificates to continue working without transitioning to the new SeaCert system.
New health and safety guide for mariners
Thursday, 23 June 2016Maritime NZ has developed two new publications aimed at increasing maritime operator’s understanding of their health and safety obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015.