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Australia Seeks USD 90 Mn for Great Barrier Reef Damage

The government of Australia is seeking AUD 120 million (USD 92.1 million) for the damages made to Douglas Shoal in ...

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Cairns Port Not on the Priority Ports List, Dredging Allowed

Australian government is planning to amend the Sustainable Ports Development Bill 2015 next week to give priority ...

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Owner Fined for Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

The master and owner of the Hong Kong registered bulk carrier ANL Kardinia have been found guilty for illegally ...

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Australia Shortlists Suspects for Great Barrier Reef Spill

Australian maritime authorities are investigating an oil slick, spotted by local fishermen on Friday in the ...

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UNESCO: Great Barrier Reef Not in Danger

UNESCO World Heritage Committee has decided not to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” at its session held ...

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Shipping Duo Fined for Dumping Waste in Great Barrier Reef

Two shipping companies and their masters were found guilty for two separate marine pollution incidents within the ...

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Shen Neng 1 Owners Sued over 2010 Great Barrier Reef Spill

Chinese Bulker Owner Sued over 2010 Great Barrier Reef Spill

Australia has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Chinese-registered bulk carrier Shen Neng 1 to recover ...

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Australia Bans Dumping Dredge Spoil into Great Barrier Reef

Australia Bans Dumping Dredge Spoil into Great Barrier Reef

Australia has formally approved a set of regulations to ban the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great ...

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IMO Agrees on Coral Sea Ships Routeing Measures

IMO Agrees on Coral Sea Ships Routeing Measures

New ships routeing measures aimed at protecting sensitive areas in the south-west Coral Sea, off Australia’s Great ...

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Australia Fines Captain for Navigating GBR Without Pilot

The Newcastle local court issued AUD 8,500 (USD 6,600) fine to the captain of the bulk carrier China Steel ...

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Australia Arrests Captain of Pilotless Bulker

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) have arrested the ...

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WWF: Dumping at Great Barrier Reef Must Stop

WWF Pushes to Stop Dumping at Great Barrier Reef

The dumping of waste from port expansions within Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could cause severe damage ...

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Update: Thor Commander under Tow

AMSA Concerts Towage of Disabled General Cargo Ship

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating the response to Antigua and Barbuda-flagged general ...

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Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait Routes Formalised

A two-way shipping route in Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait has been formalised by the ...

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WHC Puts Great Barrier Reef Decision on Hold

WHC Puts Great Barrier Reef Decision on Hold

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha (Qatar) has deferred  a decision on whether to inscribe Australia’s ...

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Queensland Port Strategy Favours Gladstone

Queensland Port Strategy Favours Gladstone

Gladstone is ready to consolidate its position as Queensland’s industrial powerhouse following release of the new ...

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