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BAD START TO 2019

It’s been an active beginning to 2019 in terms of maritime casualties.  The phone at the Panama Marine Accident Investigation Department was likely ringing off the hook with three major incidents on Panama-flagged vessels in the first two days.  The … Continue reading

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Membership

There are six classes of Membership of the NZCMM: Ordinary Membership – the holder of a certificate of competency as Master Mariner (Foreign Going) or an equivalent grade recognised by the Executive Council, issued by a properly constituted authority, or an RNZN … Continue reading

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ARE WE LOSING THE PLOT

ACX CRYSTAL (Philippines) / USS FITZGERALD In collision with US Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald 56 nautical miles SW of Yokosuka 16 Jun 2017. Ar Yokohama 19 Jun. Sd 25 Jun. 09 MAY 2018 London, May 9 — A press report, dated today, states: The … Continue reading

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Auckland Branch – Newsletter

August 2018

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QUEENS BIRTHDAY HONOUR

Ian Dymock, the retired seafarer who has tirelessly sought recognition for the Merchant Navy personnel, especially those who served during the Second World War has been  awarded the Queens Service Medal (QSM) it was announced today.

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