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5 Nov 2018

Sean Whelan awarded Emergency Services Medal

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Sean Whelan of Maritime Survey Australia and Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) in Mt Martha was awarded the Emergency Services Medal (ESM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June. Mr. Whelan, who is also a past recipient of the National Medal, received only the third ESM…

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8 Oct 2018

MSA attends the International Research Ship Operators Conference 2018

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Maritime Survey Australia recently attended the IRSO (International Research Ship Operators) Conference 2018 in Barcelona. Topics of discussion included the importance of compliance, diesel-electric technology, and advancement in autonomous vessels.

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2 Aug 2018

Float-free EPIRBs mandatory from January 2021

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From 1 January 2021, float-free emergency position-indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) will be mandatory on certain types of commercial vessels. This change to safety requirements is in response to tragic incidents in which commercial vessels sank quickly and the master and crew were not able to…

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25 Jun 2018

MSA provide Initial Survey Services on innovative Hart Marine Police Patrol Boats

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Mornington based boat builder, Hart Marine recently launched its latest vessel, a 12m Police Patrol Boat for the Victoria Water Police. Hart Marine is well known for their 15m and 18m pilot boats with these vessels in operation around Australia and New Zealand. Maritime Survey…

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