- The Maritime sector operates in a globalised shipping network as well as across local markets including fishing and aquaculture, tourism, and patrol and rescue operations.
- The Maritime industry in Australia has an estimated annual revenue of $6.88 billion, adding $2.32 billion to the Australian economy in 2018.
- 10% of the world’s sea trade passes through Australian ports and 95% of Australian exports are 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.
- Australian Industry Standards – Maritime Industry Reference Committee
- Australian Industry and Skills Committee – National Industry Insights – Maritime
- Shipping Australia
- Maritime Industry Australia Ltd
- Australian Maritime Safety Authority
- Ports Australia
- Australian Peak Shippers Association
- Boating Industry Association
- Queensland Seafood Industry Association
- Seacare Authority
- Cruise Lines International Association – Australasia
Latest Maritime Industry News
The Technical Advisory Committees (TAC) for the following Maritime projects, have finalised draft materials and would like your feedback: MAR Compass Adjuster - The TAC has developed two new Compass Adjuster Skill Sets and three new Units of Competency aligned to AMSA...
The Maritime Technical Advisory Committees for the projects below, have finalised draft materials and are seeking feedback: MAR Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near Coastal) The TAC reviewed Certificate I in Maritime Operations (General Purpose Hand Near...
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have announced exemptions they may use during the COVID-19 period: Certificate Exemptions Temporary crewing permits – This allows you to operate temporarily below the minimum crewing requirements that apply to the...