K-Line Launches Eco-Ship Featuring One of the world’s largest solar energy systems

K-Line Launches Eco-Ship Featuring One of the world’s largest solar energy systems

Solar Frontier announced on Tuesday (Feb 9) its CIS solar panels were...

600-YEAR-OLD SHIPWRECK RECOVERED INTACT FROM DUTCH RIVER

600-YEAR-OLD SHIPWRECK RECOVERED INTACT FROM DUTCH RIVER

A medieval 20 meter long and 50 ton heavy cargo ship was slowly, but...

Modern Express successfully towed from French coast'

Modern Express successfully towed from French coast'

The operation to tow a listing cargo ship away from the French coast has...

Engine refit of UK Royal Navy’s combat ships to cost tens of millions

Engine refit of UK Royal Navy’s combat ships to cost tens of millions

The UK Royal Navy’s most expensive combat ships must have their...

Chinese SAR vessel with advanced sonar to search for Flight MH370

Chinese SAR vessel with advanced sonar to search for Flight MH370

A Chinese search and rescue ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will...

Captain found guilty of 'gross negligence' over Prestige spill

Captain found guilty of 'gross negligence' over Prestige spill

Spain's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had found the captain, the British...

Rolls-Royce wins repeat order for Live Fish Carrier vessel

Rolls-Royce wins repeat order for Live Fish Carrier vessel

The Norwegian ship owner Sølvtrans AS has declared an option for...

Chinese Dock ship takes damaged cruise ship to Europe

Chinese Dock ship takes damaged cruise ship to Europe

The cruise ship Le Boréal has been lifted on board the...

U.S. Navy’s New Fast Transport Ships Can’t Stand Buffeting From High Seas

U.S. Navy’s New Fast Transport Ships Can’t Stand Buffeting From High Seas

The U.S. Navy is spending millions of dollars to repair new high-speed...

$100 million Cruise Terminal planned for Brisbane

$100 million Cruise Terminal planned for Brisbane

A PLANNED $100 million cruise terminal at the mouth of the Brisbane...

Stranded Livestock Carrier Resumes Voyage

Stranded Livestock Carrier Resumes Voyage

Animal welfare authorities clear MV Ocean Outback to continue its journey...

RAN and Chinese navies conduct exercise off Queensland coast

RAN and Chinese navies conduct exercise off Queensland coast

HMAS Darwin has conducted a passage exercise with the Chinese People’s...

John Beeden - first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia

John Beeden - first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia

Adventurer John Beeden has become the first person to row solo non-stop from...

STS Young Endeavour completes world circumnavigation – 22 December 2015

STS Young Endeavour completes world circumnavigation – 22 December 2015

The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour...

  • K-Line Launches Eco-Ship Featuring One of the world’s largest solar energy systems

    K-Line Launches Eco-Ship Featuring One of the world’s largest solar energy systems

  • 600-YEAR-OLD SHIPWRECK RECOVERED INTACT FROM DUTCH RIVER

    600-YEAR-OLD SHIPWRECK RECOVERED INTACT FROM DUTCH RIVER

  • Modern Express successfully towed from French coast'

    Modern Express successfully towed from French coast'

  • Engine refit of UK Royal Navy’s combat ships to cost tens of millions

    Engine refit of UK Royal Navy’s combat ships to cost tens of millions

  • Chinese SAR vessel with advanced sonar to search for Flight MH370

    Chinese SAR vessel with advanced sonar to search for Flight MH370

  • Captain found guilty of 'gross negligence' over Prestige spill

    Captain found guilty of 'gross negligence' over Prestige spill

  • Rolls-Royce wins repeat order for Live Fish Carrier vessel

    Rolls-Royce wins repeat order for Live Fish Carrier vessel

  • Chinese Dock ship takes damaged cruise ship to Europe

    Chinese Dock ship takes damaged cruise ship to Europe

  • U.S. Navy’s New Fast Transport Ships Can’t Stand Buffeting From High Seas

    U.S. Navy’s New Fast Transport Ships Can’t Stand Buffeting From High Seas

  • $100 million Cruise Terminal planned for Brisbane

    $100 million Cruise Terminal planned for Brisbane

  • Stranded Livestock Carrier Resumes Voyage

    Stranded Livestock Carrier Resumes Voyage

  • RAN and Chinese navies conduct exercise off Queensland coast

    RAN and Chinese navies conduct exercise off Queensland coast

  • John Beeden - first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia

    John Beeden - first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia

  • STS Young Endeavour completes world circumnavigation – 22 December 2015

    STS Young Endeavour completes world circumnavigation – 22 December 2015

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.