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14 Jun 2018

MSA welcomes on board Andrew Fearman 

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Andrew joins Maritime Survey Australia as an AMSA accredited marine surveyor, providing domestic commercial vessel surveys in Tasmania. As a qualified Marine Engineer, Andrew comes to MSA with more than 15 years’ seagoing experience, having worked on a variety of vessels including Tankers, Fast Ferries,…

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14 Jun 2018

Autonomous vessels - Disruption on the way for the Maritime Industry

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With a myriad of emergent new technologies on the horizon of the maritime industry, such as autonomous vessels, it is vital that regulations are established to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of a new generation of ships. Just as car companies are betting big…

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2 May 2018

Is this boat built to survey?

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This is a common question used in commercial vessel parlance and can pose problems for a prospective buyer or seller. The better question to ask is: “Does the boat have a current Certificate of Survey (COS)?” or for a new build, “Will the boat have…

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23 Apr 2018

Why wear a lifejacket?

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Most drownings in boating accidents involve craft under 6 metres. All passengers on board boats under 6 metres should wear a lifejacket, unless the skipper has assessed this is not necessary, due to the low risk at the time (but we recommend that non-swimmers and…

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