Dangling Boat Keeps Costa Mediterranea in Montenegro

Dangling Boat Keeps Costa Mediterranea in Montenegro

A Costa Cruises ship was forced to reshuffle its itinerary and stay in...

Plymouth University to Build First Ever Unmanned Ship

Plymouth University to Build First Ever Unmanned Ship

U.K.’s Plymouth University, autonomous craft specialists MSubs, and...

Grounding of Commodore Clipper on 14 July 2014

Grounding of Commodore Clipper on 14 July 2014

SYNOPSIS - At 1515 on 14 July 2014, the Bahamas registered ro-ro passenger...

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

This a great story of a ship with a fascinating history. For the full BBC...

Government gifts landing craft to the Philippines

Government gifts landing craft to the Philippines

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, was joined at HMAS...

Carnival Will Stuff More Than 7,000 Humans Into Its New Cruise Ships

Carnival Will Stuff More Than 7,000 Humans Into Its New Cruise Ships

The largest cruise line plans to push the limits of cruise ship...

Incat Crowther To Design Four Ferries for Singapore

Incat Crowther To Design Four Ferries for Singapore

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the design of a new class of 33 meter...

Submarine search and rescue capability boosted

Submarine search and rescue capability boosted

The latest enhancement to Navy's submarine search and rescue capability...

A weighty responsibility

A weighty responsibility

From the beginning of this month, it is to be hoped, the container trades...

RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

Some 37 people were rescued from a sinking RoRo ship near Egypt’s Safaga...

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce is to lead the new EUR 6.6 million Advanced Autonomous...

100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES 1 July 1915 – 1 July 2015

100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES 1 July 1915 – 1 July 2015

On this day, 100 years ago, the Commonwealth of Australia officially...

New noses for lower emissions

New noses for lower emissions

By 2016, 24 of the largest ships in Hapag-Lloyd’s fleet will get a new...

Lancastria: The forgotten tragedy of World War Two

Lancastria: The forgotten tragedy of World War Two

Seventy five years after the sinking of the Lancastria - Britain's worst...

Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves

Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves

Australian shipbuilder Andrew Bellamy says Australia should be able to build...

  • Dangling Boat Keeps Costa Mediterranea in Montenegro

    Dangling Boat Keeps Costa Mediterranea in Montenegro

  • Plymouth University to Build First Ever Unmanned Ship

    Plymouth University to Build First Ever Unmanned Ship

  • Grounding of Commodore Clipper on 14 July 2014

    Grounding of Commodore Clipper on 14 July 2014

  • Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

    Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

  • Government gifts landing craft to the Philippines

    Government gifts landing craft to the Philippines

  • Carnival Will Stuff More Than 7,000 Humans Into Its New Cruise Ships

    Carnival Will Stuff More Than 7,000 Humans Into Its New Cruise Ships

  • Incat Crowther To Design Four Ferries for Singapore

    Incat Crowther To Design Four Ferries for Singapore

  • Submarine search and rescue capability boosted

    Submarine search and rescue capability boosted

  • A weighty responsibility

    A weighty responsibility

  • RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

    RoRo Ship Sinks off Egypt, 37 Rescued

  • Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

    Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

  • 100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES 1 July 1915 – 1 July 2015

    100 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES 1 July 1915 – 1 July 2015

  • New noses for lower emissions

    New noses for lower emissions

  • Lancastria: The forgotten tragedy of World War Two

    Lancastria: The forgotten tragedy of World War Two

  • Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves

    Australian shipbuilders can rule the waves

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.