CASE STUDY | Dongara leading the fleet with Capral Aluminium

Since 1975, Dongara Marine has become a mainstay in West Australia’s marine industry. Established by boat designer John Fitzhardinge in its namesake town, the business moved to a newly constructed waterfront shipyard in the port of Geraldton in 2022. Over the years, it has demonstrated exceptional...

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WA seafood goes off the menu as state eco-policies run off the rails

It’s a common topic among WA communities: When children behave badly, are the children to blame, or is it the parents, who may have inadvertently given permission for the poor behaviour? Today, we see this situation playing out across Western Australia’s environment department. On one hand, we have...

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VESSEL REVIEW | San Little Glory & Ika Ma – Australian-designed fish farm workboats for New Zealand operators

Hobart, Australia-based naval architecture firm Southern Ocean Solutions (SOS) has confirmed the delivery of two new aquaculture support catamaran workboats in a series to two separate owners in New Zealand. SOS said the design is extremely flexible with one vessel being used for net cleaning duties and the other being configured with a 12-tonne SWL […]

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New controls in place to prevent spread of oyster disease Bonamia ostreae in New Zealand waters

New rules to protect flat oysters from the disease-causing parasite Bonamia ostreae have begun being applied to recreational fishers and boaters in some New Zealand waters from Friday, September 1. Bonamia ostreae is in the Marlborough Sounds and Big Glory Bay at Rakiura, Stewart Island. It infects...

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VESSEL REFIT | Master Class – Western Australia vocational institute places upgraded training vessel back in service

Western Australia-based boatbuilder Dongara Marine has completed upgrade works on an existing vessel operated by local vocational college Central Regional TAFE. The upgrade program on the 20-year-old commercial training vessel Master Class began following the award of a AU$2.1 million (US$1.35 million) tender by the Western Australian government to Dongara Marine in October 2021. All […]

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Recent monitoring shows WA salmon stocks at sustainable levels

The Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) latest “health check” on Western Australian salmon stocks shows the large pelagic finfish continues to be at sustainable levels, thanks to the management measures in place. This new scientific stock assessment...

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Yumbah Aquaculture acquires Eyre Peninsula Seafoods

Yumbah Aquaculture has completed its acquisition of Australian mussel farmer and processor Eyre Peninsula Seafoods. Yumbah said the acquisition, which was completed for an undisclosed sum, provides a substantial boost to both its Port Phillip mussel business in Victoria, and its presence on South...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Kai Hamana – Environment-friendly feed barge handed over to New Zealand King Salmon

New Zealand King Salmon has taken delivery of a new feed barge built by Z189 Shipyard in Vietnam. Designed by Australian naval architecture firm Southern Ocean Solutions in compliance to Maritime New Zealand rules, the 30- by 10-metre Kai Hamana has capacity for 330 tonnes of pelletised feed in six...

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Research and Training Vessel News Roundup | August 8 – Canadian ROV, Australian training vessel refit and more

An Australian training provider places one of its vessel back into service following a modernisation program as Russia’s defence ministry takes delivery of a hydrograph ..

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AFMA begins six-month trial of new monitoring device for fishing vessels

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is undertaking a six-month trial (to December 2023) of the use of a new e-monitoring device to meet standard VMS requ ..

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