Tag: Australia

  • Aus fuel security fears

    Currently no Australian-crewed tankers supplying fuel to the nation. Maritime Union Raises Australian Fuel Security Concerns With less than three weeks of liquid fuel reserves, Australia risks grinding to a […]

  • New patrol boat for PNG

    Papua New Guinea receives first Guardian-class patrol boat Gabriel Dominguez The government of Papua New Guinea has received the first of four Guardian-class patrol boats in a ceremony held on […]

  • China worries Australia

    Fisheries protection is becoming a global problem. Chinese fishing fleet a security issue for Australia BY David Brewster China’s fishing fleet has been at the forefront of disputes in the […]

  • Aussies in MDMA swoop

    Shipment came from Turkey. Almost half a tonne of MDMA seized in Sydney Three people have been arrested and 496 kilograms of MDMA seized following a joint Australian Federal Police […]

  • Defusing the tension

    Better links could help tackle other maritime issues. Closer naval links ‘can tackle South China Sea tensions’ By Richard Wood Strengthening Australia’s maritime cooperation with Indonesia would help both countries […]

  • Australia tightens borders

    Australia has reinforced the security of its maritime borders with expanded aerial surveillance and on-water patrols. Australia reinforces maritime border security These additional capabilities further secure all of the maritime […]

  • PNG boat boost

    New arrivals are timely, following recent incidents at sea. Australia Donates Port Boats to PNG Customs Service The Australian Border Force (ABF) and Department of Home Affairs has gifted three […]

  • PNG drug boat found

    Villagers on tiny Budibudi ­Island make the find. Mysteries afloat as police intercept booby-trapped cocaine boat By DAVID MURRAY A booby-trapped boat linked to $50 million worth of cocaine that […]

  • Aus, NZ to monitor NK

    Ensuring the sanctions stick. Australia, New Zealand to deploy MPAs to monitor North Korean vessels Gabriel Dominguez The governments of Australia and New Zealand announced on 7 September that they […]

  • Bay of Bengal focus

    No news about the Bay for months, then suddenly, it’s everyone’s focus. Japan is back in the Bay of Bengal BY David Brewster The eastern Indian Ocean has become contested […]

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