- The Maritime industry in Australia has an estimated annual revenue of $9.3 billion, adding $3.7 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16 (Australian Industry Standards, 2016).
- Australia is currently the world’s 5th largest shipping nation in terms of the tonnage of its inbound and outbound freight task.
- 10 per cent of the world’s sea trade passes through Australian ports and 99 per cent of Australian trade is transported by sea.
- Our coastline is over 60,000 kilometres in length and our search and rescue region covers more than 10 per cent of the earth’s surface.
- Per capita, Australia has more cruise passengers than any other nation, making it the fourth-largest cruise market in the world.
Latest Maritime Industry News
Draft training package materials have undergone independent edit and quality assurance for the TLI Naval Shipbuilding (NSB) Integrated Logistics Support project, and are now available to view. The draft materials include: seven new units of competency one new skill...
The Maritime Training Package (Release 6.0) has been endorsed for implementation. The revised Training Package now provides pathways for seafarers to obtain Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) certification required for specific job roles. Thirteen new Skill...
The final Case for Endorsement and training package materials for MAR Training Package (Release 7.0) have been submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC). This included work on the following projects: MAR Compass Adjuster MAR Dynamic Positioning...