IUMI calls for further industry cooperation to tackle containership fires

IUMI calls for further industry cooperation to tackle containership fires

Two recent onboard containership fires have fueled concerns from...

Super typhoon lays waste to Kaohsiung box terminal

Super typhoon lays waste to Kaohsiung box terminal

Super Typhoon Meranti, the strongest storm on record anywhere in the world so...

AAL Delivers Giant ESP Module to Port Pirie

AAL Delivers Giant ESP Module to Port Pirie

On August 9, the AAL Dampier, a general cargo ship owned and operated by...

IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water...

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

At the SMM trade fair today, Peace Boat, the Japan-based international...

Costa Concordia Sets Off on Final Voyage to Scrapyard

Costa Concordia Sets Off on Final Voyage to Scrapyard

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship departed on its final voyage on...

FINCANTIERI Signs The Future Frigate Participant Services Contract

FINCANTIERI Signs The Future Frigate Participant Services Contract

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and number...

The Wilhelm Gustloff (1945): The deadliest shipwreck in history

The Wilhelm Gustloff (1945): The deadliest shipwreck in history

The name Titanic became synonymous with disaster after the ocean liner sank on...

MV Werften Inks Design Deal for Endeavor Class Ships

MV Werften Inks Design Deal for Endeavor Class Ships

MV Werften, a group of three of the largest shipyards in the Germany,...

Norsepower Gets Funds for World’s Largest Rotor Sail

Norsepower Gets Funds for World’s Largest Rotor Sail

Helsinki-based provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems Norsepower Oy...

“Pioneering Spirit” completes maiden heavy lift project

“Pioneering Spirit” completes maiden heavy lift project

Allseas’ dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning...

Transocean Winner Refloated, Resumes Journey

Transocean Winner Refloated, Resumes Journey

The recently grounded oil rig Transocean Winner was refloated at...

Hong Kong shipowner finally issues vital funds to detained vessel

Hong Kong shipowner finally issues vital funds to detained vessel

The Hong Kong owners of Five Stars Fujian have at last paid for...

Malinvestment, Tumbling Freight Rates And Cargo Ships To The Scrap Heap

Malinvestment, Tumbling Freight Rates And Cargo Ships To The Scrap Heap

Up until a year ago, the shipping industry was ordering ships in droves. This...

Greyman Express undertakes first shipment of livestock to Cambodia

Greyman Express undertakes first shipment of livestock to Cambodia

Livestock carrier Greyman Express was recently part of an historic...

  • IUMI calls for further industry cooperation to tackle containership fires

    IUMI calls for further industry cooperation to tackle containership fires

  • Super typhoon lays waste to Kaohsiung box terminal

    Super typhoon lays waste to Kaohsiung box terminal

  • AAL Delivers Giant ESP Module to Port Pirie

    AAL Delivers Giant ESP Module to Port Pirie

  • IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

    IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

  • Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

    Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

  • Costa Concordia Sets Off on Final Voyage to Scrapyard

    Costa Concordia Sets Off on Final Voyage to Scrapyard

  • FINCANTIERI Signs The Future Frigate Participant Services Contract

    FINCANTIERI Signs The Future Frigate Participant Services Contract

  • The Wilhelm Gustloff (1945): The deadliest shipwreck in history

    The Wilhelm Gustloff (1945): The deadliest shipwreck in history

  • MV Werften Inks Design Deal for Endeavor Class Ships

    MV Werften Inks Design Deal for Endeavor Class Ships

  • Norsepower Gets Funds for World’s Largest Rotor Sail

    Norsepower Gets Funds for World’s Largest Rotor Sail

  • “Pioneering Spirit” completes maiden heavy lift project

    “Pioneering Spirit” completes maiden heavy lift project

  • Transocean Winner Refloated, Resumes Journey

    Transocean Winner Refloated, Resumes Journey

  • Hong Kong shipowner finally issues vital funds to detained vessel

    Hong Kong shipowner finally issues vital funds to detained vessel

  • Malinvestment, Tumbling Freight Rates And Cargo Ships To The Scrap Heap

    Malinvestment, Tumbling Freight Rates And Cargo Ships To The Scrap Heap

  • Greyman Express undertakes first shipment of livestock to Cambodia

    Greyman Express undertakes first shipment of livestock to Cambodia

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.