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Collision reminder of fence hazards on Lower Lakes
19 Mar 2013
The recent collision of a jet ski with a submerged fence in the Lower Lakes is a reminder of the dangers of hazards in the area
South east thefts underline importance of Bode Code
15 Mar 2013
A spate of boat and motor thefts in the state’s south east over summer has highlighted the importance of the Bode Code identification system.
National marine safety regulator to start 1 July
04 Mar 2013
Commonwealth law establishing The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as the National Regulator will come into effect on 1 July this year.
Fishing boat mods should have been checked
25 Feb 2013
“Amateurish” modifications to a fishing boat should have been checked by the Transport Department...
Vandalism costing KI’s fishing industry
12 Feb 2013
Ongoing incidents of vandalism are impacting the local fishing industry in Kangaroo Island and potentially placing lives at risk.
Lifeboat to stay in Kingston SE
08 Feb 2013
The lifeboat from MS Oliva will be permanently on display in Kingston S.E. in South Australia after the insurer reached an agreement with a local salvage company.
Lifeboat washes up in SA after years at sea
05 Feb 2013
After coming adrift from a cargo ship two years ago in the South Atlantic Sea, a lifeboat has washed up on the coast of South Australia, about 30km from Salt Creek.
Pictogram - safety around whales, dolphins and seals
25 Jan 2013
News signs are being produced showing the distances that vessels must give marine mammals.
A third of vessels non-compliant
09 Jan 2013
More than one third of boats checked were found to be not safe in a four-day operation by Marine Safety Compliance Officers on the Yorke Peninsula.
Danger in the Port River - pilots speak out
19 Dec 2012
Owners of small boats are risking lives by not understanding the risks when crossing...
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