- 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
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