Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

The floating armouries are generally moored in international waters around the...

Collision on Rio Parana

Collision on Rio Parana

  On December 13, the 176 meter long chemical tanker Ghetty...

First LNG tug arrives and it's a whopper

First LNG tug arrives and it's a whopper

THE first LNG tug boat has arrived and is now officially Gladstone-registered,...

Toll Group to replace Bass Strait vessels in 2019

Toll Group to replace Bass Strait vessels in 2019

  TOLL Group expects to have two new ships on the Bass Strait run by...

Rolls-Royce and VTT unveil a futuristic oX bridge concept

Rolls-Royce and VTT unveil a futuristic oX bridge concept

Rolls-Royce predicts that Ship Intelligence will be the next major...

Stena Alegra ferry to replace Arahura

Stena Alegra ferry to replace Arahura

KiwiRail is to replace its 31-year-old Cook Strait rail ferry Arahura with...

A BUMP IN THE NIGHT

A BUMP IN THE NIGHT

Sometimes, it seems, the technology is getting the better of us all. There has...

Vroon orders additional livestock carrier

Vroon orders additional livestock carrier

Vroon is delighted to announce that the company has recently placed an order...

New Sydney ferries set to sail from 2016

New Sydney ferries set to sail from 2016

The first of six new ferries to operate in Sydney Harbour will be in the...

NUSHIP Canberra ready to become R A N

NUSHIP Canberra ready to become R A N"s largest ship

It has been dwarfing Sydney's Garden Island naval base for several weeks, and...

TS Royalist decommissioned

TS Royalist decommissioned

  TS Royalist sailed into Portsmouth for the final time, escorted by...

World's biggest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail

World's biggest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail

The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, has set...

World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania

World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania

RMS Mauretania, one of the most famous ships to be built on Tyneside, was...

Anzac’s crew brings home a new capability

Anzac’s crew brings home a new capability

After over six months away from their homeport of Fleet Base East, the crew...

SEATECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FOR MINING VESSEL

SEATECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FOR MINING VESSEL

SeaTech Solutions International (S) Pte Ltd is pleased to announce that it...

  • Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

    Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

  • Collision on Rio Parana

    Collision on Rio Parana

  • First LNG tug arrives and it's a whopper

    First LNG tug arrives and it's a whopper

  • Toll Group to replace Bass Strait vessels in 2019

    Toll Group to replace Bass Strait vessels in 2019

  • Rolls-Royce and VTT unveil a futuristic oX bridge concept

    Rolls-Royce and VTT unveil a futuristic oX bridge concept

  • Stena Alegra ferry to replace Arahura

    Stena Alegra ferry to replace Arahura

  • A BUMP IN THE NIGHT

    A BUMP IN THE NIGHT

  • Vroon orders additional livestock carrier

    Vroon orders additional livestock carrier

  • New Sydney ferries set to sail from 2016

    New Sydney ferries set to sail from 2016

  • NUSHIP Canberra ready to become R A N

    NUSHIP Canberra ready to become R A N"s largest ship

  • TS Royalist decommissioned

    TS Royalist decommissioned

  • World's biggest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail

    World's biggest crane ship Pieter Schelte sets sail

  • World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania

    World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania

  • Anzac’s crew brings home a new capability

    Anzac’s crew brings home a new capability

  • SEATECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FOR MINING VESSEL

    SEATECH SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FOR MINING VESSEL

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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.