AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST HIGH SPEED SUPPORT VESSEL

AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST HIGH SPEED SUPPORT VESSEL

Austal Limited is pleased to announce the RNOV Al Mubshir has been delivered...

Pacific Jewel Faces Sulphur Fuel Fine.

Pacific Jewel Faces Sulphur Fuel Fine.

The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Carnival...

Nelson’s flagship is collapsing ‘like a squashed football’

Nelson’s flagship is collapsing ‘like a squashed football’

BRITAIN’S most celebrated warship needs 136 metal props fitted to stop...

Container Ships Collide off Ningbo

Container Ships Collide off Ningbo

On Saturday, en route from Qingdao to Ningbo in China, Maersk Line’s...

Strange story of the SS Warimoo

Strange story of the SS Warimoo

The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the...

New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

Australian livestock ship owner and operator Wellard Group added to its fleet...

Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

Murmansk Commercial seaport PJSC (PAO MMTP) says it has commenced loading of...

ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

ULSTEIN introduces the LX109 design, a high capacity, highly efficient...

HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

A morning fog followed by a bright sun set the scene for HMAS Parramatta's...

PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

The 117 meter long, 1215 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Panagia Tinou suffered...

Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly christened Edda Freya, the environmentally...

Maersk Line introduces remote container management

Maersk Line introduces remote container management "game-changer"

Maersk Line has formally unveiled its remote container management (RCM) system...

Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

A FRENCH shipbuilder has won a $50 billion contract to build...

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

MV Theben is the latest edition to the growing number of High...

Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

Flinterstar III BV, the owner of the Dutch freighter MV FLINTERSTAR, has...

  • AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST HIGH SPEED SUPPORT VESSEL

    AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST HIGH SPEED SUPPORT VESSEL

  • Pacific Jewel Faces Sulphur Fuel Fine.

    Pacific Jewel Faces Sulphur Fuel Fine.

  • Nelson’s flagship is collapsing ‘like a squashed football’

    Nelson’s flagship is collapsing ‘like a squashed football’

  • Container Ships Collide off Ningbo

    Container Ships Collide off Ningbo

  • Strange story of the SS Warimoo

    Strange story of the SS Warimoo

  • New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

    New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

  • Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

    Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

  • ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

    ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

  • HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

    HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

  • PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

    PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

  • Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

    Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

  • Maersk Line introduces remote container management

    Maersk Line introduces remote container management "game-changer"

  • Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

    Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

  • Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

    Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

The Company of Master Mariners of Australia

The Company of Master Mariners website provides articles of interest to Master Mariners, Seafarers, the Maritime Industry and the public. We feature reports on Australian and International Maritime and Shipping affairs, Upcoming Events in the Maritime Industry, our CMMA newsletter the “Master Mariner”, and “Stories from the Past” about historic ships and maritime events. A “Members Only” section contains records of membership, branch and Federal Court meetings and other matters of interest to members. The Company of Master Mariners of Australia is a not for profit organization.

About The Company of Master Mariners of Australia (CoMMA)

The Company of Master Mariners of Australia is an association established to promote the interests and status of the Merchant Navy generally and of Master Mariners in particular. The Company was founded in 1938 by Capt.A.N. Boulton, MBE, VRD, BCom, ExC and became an incorporated body in 1988. The Company of Master Mariners of Australia Limited is a not for profit professional association that is limited by guarantee. The Company has six Branches based in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane.

Objectives
The Company has a number of aims and objectives. The principal aims, inter alia, are as follows :

a) to provide in Australia a unified body of Master Mariners capable of collective representation on all occasions and in all matters affecting their interests or the status of the Merchant Navy and its Officers
b) to carry on its activities to maintain an apolitical and non industrial emphasis
c) to create and sustain a social organization of privileges within which members, either alone or in association with others, can be afforded facilities, and occasion, to discuss matters of mutual interest connected with the Merchant Navy or any related aspect of maritime concern
d) to donate prizes or other awards or distinctions and institute and establish scholarship grants for young seamen both at sea and ashore.