- 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 Transport and Logistics and Naval Shipbuilding Industry Reference Committees have submitted the Case for Endorsement and draft Training Package materials to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for consideration at its meeting on 23 February 2021....
The Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee has released the report - Policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping. The report looks at key issues facing the shipping industry and makes...
Closing Tuesday 2 February 2021. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the MAR Dredging Operations Project has drafted training materials and would like your feedback. The Dredging Operations project resulted in the development of one new Unit of Competency to...