Skipper fined for waka capsize
Friday, 15 September 2017The skipper of a ceremonial waka, which capsized on Whakatane River bar in January last year, has been convicted and fined $1,350 for putting his five crew in unnecessary danger.
First search and rescue vessel for Niue
Tuesday, 12 September 2017New Zealand is providing Niue with its first dedicated search and rescue (SAR) vessel, with sea trials underway this week in Lyttelton.
Convention to protect New Zealand ports and waters
Monday, 11 September 2017Keeping New Zealand waters and ports free of ecological pests and diseases is the purpose of new maritime laws that have come into force.
7200 save their seafarer ‘tickets’
Friday, 8 September 2017More than 7200 seafarers opted to save their legacy seafarer certificates, registering by the 1 September cut-off for ring-fencing so they can keep working.