TESTING TECHNOLOGY

TESTING TECHNOLOGY

We have had navigational simulators available for the best part of half a...

Commonwealth launches court bid to recover costs from Shen Neng One

Commonwealth launches court bid to recover costs from Shen Neng One

The Commonwealth Government has launched a court bid to recover damages from...

Jumbo Kinetic Raises the Bar

Jumbo Kinetic Raises the Bar

On April 25th, Jumbo Kinetic set a new heavy lift record by lifting 3,000t...

Costa Concordia Ready for Last Journey

Costa Concordia Ready for Last Journey

Nine and a half months after arriving in Genoa, Italy, the Costa Concordia...

Port of Townsville’s New Facility Becomes Operational

Port of Townsville’s New Facility Becomes Operational

The Port of Townsville has opened an AUD 85 million (USD 66.97 million)...

Shipowners: IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

Shipowners: IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify...

Spanish Ferry fire forces more than 150 passengers to evacuate

Spanish Ferry fire forces more than 150 passengers to evacuate

A fire broke out on a ferry off Spain’s Balearic Islands in the...

Australian ships, Australian jobs

Australian ships, Australian jobs

A toy koala hangs over the officers' bar on the Spanish naval supply ship,...

Steel cut for MSC Cruises First Vista Class Ship

Steel cut for MSC Cruises First Vista Class Ship

French shipbuilder STX France has cut steel for the first Vista class ship...

SS CITY OF CAIRO - WORLD DEPTH RECORD: 5150 METERS


SS CITY OF CAIRO - WORLD DEPTH RECORD: 5150 METERS


The SS City of Cairo (Captain William Rogerson) was a mixed cargo and...

REVOLUTIONARY OBLIQUE ICEBREAKER

REVOLUTIONARY OBLIQUE ICEBREAKER

Developed by Aker Arctic, the icebreaking rescue vessel Baltika is the first...

Over Half of Vessels Scrapped at Substandard South Asian Yards

Over Half of Vessels Scrapped at Substandard South Asian Yards

Out of 262 vessels sold for breaking during the first quarter of 2015,...

New India submarine enters water

New India submarine enters water

The first Scorpene submarine built at a shipyard in India's western city of...

Akane On The Way To Japan

Akane On The Way To Japan

The latest delivery from Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Akane, an 85...

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Although this vessel has a very Australian name, the links to Australia are...

  • TESTING TECHNOLOGY

    TESTING TECHNOLOGY

  • Commonwealth launches court bid to recover costs from Shen Neng One

    Commonwealth launches court bid to recover costs from Shen Neng One

  • Jumbo Kinetic Raises the Bar

    Jumbo Kinetic Raises the Bar

  • Costa Concordia Ready for Last Journey

    Costa Concordia Ready for Last Journey

  • Port of Townsville’s New Facility Becomes Operational

    Port of Townsville’s New Facility Becomes Operational

  • Shipowners: IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

    Shipowners: IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

  • Spanish Ferry fire forces more than 150 passengers to evacuate

    Spanish Ferry fire forces more than 150 passengers to evacuate

  • Australian ships, Australian jobs

    Australian ships, Australian jobs

  • Steel cut for MSC Cruises First Vista Class Ship

    Steel cut for MSC Cruises First Vista Class Ship

  • SS CITY OF CAIRO - WORLD DEPTH RECORD: 5150 METERS


    SS CITY OF CAIRO - WORLD DEPTH RECORD: 5150 METERS


  • REVOLUTIONARY OBLIQUE ICEBREAKER

    REVOLUTIONARY OBLIQUE ICEBREAKER

  • Over Half of Vessels Scrapped at Substandard South Asian Yards

    Over Half of Vessels Scrapped at Substandard South Asian Yards

  • New India submarine enters water

    New India submarine enters water

  • Akane On The Way To Japan

    Akane On The Way To Japan

  • Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

    Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

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.