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Is your Marina ready for storm season?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2014

The need to be prepared for the storm season will be front of mind for many Marinas. Most marinas will have systems and plans in place to minimise

Significant penalties imposed on shipowner involved in oil spill, but master escapes conviction

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • July 29 2014

The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has imposed a fine of $1.2 million on the owner of a ship involved in a serious oil spill in Newcastle

Federal court upholds ban on “super trawler”, but warns of rough seas ahead

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • March 10 2014

On 21 February 2014, the Federal Court of Australia delivered its decision in the matter of Seafish Tasmania Pelagic Pty Ltd v Burke, Minister for

Protection of the sea from pollution by oil from ships: findings of recent sentencing judgments

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2014

There are relatively few criminal prosecutions for marine pollution offences. However, two judgments in December 2013 provide some useful current

Heavy Vehicle National Law Penalties Framework Review

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 4 2014

The National Transport Commission (NTC) recently released the Consultation Draft - Heavy Vehicle National Law Penalties Framework Review (Review) for

Marine pollution law in NSW is brought into line with MARPOL

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 29 2012

Ship masters and owners will have to implement more comprehensive waste management and emergency planning and reporting procedures, or risk being liable for heavy penalties under the new Marine Pollution Act

Ports and climate change: acting ahead of regulation

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • February 16 2012

As international port experience reveals, there are opportunities in acting ahead of regulation and virtues in anticipating climate change regulation

New Commonwealth offences and higher penalties for ship oil spills

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2011

The Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 (Cth) was introduced into the House of Representatives and received its second reading speech on 22 September 2011

The carbon pricing mechanism: an industry focus

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 26 2011

On 10 July 2011, the Australian Federal Government announced details of its proposed carbon pricing mechanism (the Mechanism

Ports, climate change and the virtues of anticipation

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 18 2011

While there is no international consensus on what levels of climate change might be defined as "dangerous", there is widespread support for containing the rise in global temperature to 2C above pre-industrial levels