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A new standard to open pathways for Trainee Marine Pilots

A new standard to open pathways for Trainee Marine Pilots

The first phase of the program provides candidates with the knowledge required to become a Trainee Marine Pilot. Phase 2 has been designed to provide the appropriate experience needed to practically apply Phase 1.

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NMSC Summit Sets the Standard for Boating Safety

NMSC Summit Sets the Standard for Boating Safety

Many recreational boats built in Australia are designed to well and truly exceed the minimum legal requirements in order to compete nationally and internationally.

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RNLI Safety Expert to Headline Boating Summit

RNLI Safety Expert to Headline Boating Summit

Sadly, many sea users are complacent of the risks involved and some people overlook the simplest safety precautions.

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Boat Summit to focus on recreational boat standards

Boat Summit to focus on recreational boat standards

Aligning the standards used in the US and Europe would make life a lot easier for everyone

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Boaters Urged to Keep a Proper Look Out

Boaters Urged to Keep a Proper Look Out

“Keeping your eye on the ball is obviously a catch cry back to cricket, but on the water, it’s significant because there are so many things that do change every time you go out,” he explained.

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Down Under comes up with boating Summit

Down Under comes up with boating Summit

“Aligning the standards used in the US and Europe would make life a lot easier for Australian companies exporting pleasure craft,” Mr Henry said.

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Issues sought for review of marine safety equipment standard

Issues sought for review of marine safety equipment standard

The industry operators have been out there applying the standard for a few years and I’m sure that some have encountered areas that could be clarified or revised.

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New CEO appointed to National Marine Safety Committee

New CEO appointed to National Marine Safety Committee

Ms O’Tarpey said “I am particularly interested in raising the profile of marine safety as it is such an important social and community issue”

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NMSC Extend Small craft standard's public comment period

NMSC Extend Small craft standard's public comment period

Last year NMSC took the decision to provide some resources to Standards Australia so that a revision could take place in accordance with Standards Australia’s new business model.

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Standards organisations team up to revise small craft standard

Standards organisations team up to revise small craft standard

A standard designed around Australian conditions has proven its worth over many years, especially in the case of ‘tinnies’ and other boats made just for use in Australia

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New national marine pilotage guidelines approved

New national marine pilotage guidelines approved

The project delivers Federal, State and Territory Authorities with a set of guidelines to facilitate a national approach to marine pilotage safety.

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New navigation equipment standard is right on course

New navigation equipment standard is right on course

NMSC’s Acting CEO John Henry noted that much has changed in the field of electronic navigation equipment since the USL Code was published.

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New vessel standard buoys requirements for stability after flooding

New vessel standard buoys requirements for stability after flooding

Making all commercial vessels unsinkable would be the ultimate solution, but this is too expensive and / or impractical for all but the smallest of craft.

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NMSC Last call for public comment on paper

NMSC Last call for public comment on paper

The second paper initiates the development of the National Standard for NSCV for hire and drive boats

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Boating Fatalities Study Informs Policy Decisions

Boating Fatalities Study Informs Policy Decisions

NMSC CEO Maurene Horder confirmed that the data would inform decisions on marine safety policy and education programs in order to reduce injuries and fatalities on Australian waters.

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Volunteers to Improve Boating Safety

Volunteers to Improve Boating Safety

A key area for marine safety research and policy development is determining how the amount of time spent boating is linked to incidents.

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Sydney Boat Accident Highlights Safety Issues

Sydney Boat Accident Highlights Safety Issues

“It appears that the failure to keep a proper watch for other boats may again have been one of the contributing factors to Thursday morning’s incident,” she said.

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Conference Unveils the Latest in Safety

Conference Unveils the Latest in Safety

National Marine Safety Committee CEO and conference organiser Ms Maurene Horder explained that innovation is one of the cornerstones of the conference.

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Ministers approve four new national commercial vessel standards

Ministers approve four new national commercial vessel standards

“Each of the four new standards was achieved after a lengthy process of consultation with stakeholders to modernise our standards and to assess the impact on the industry,” Ms Horder said.

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Marine Safety Initiatives Under the Spotlight

Marine Safety Initiatives Under the Spotlight

The ABP is a national marine safety initiative for new recreational boats sold in Australia

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