Monthly Archives: November 2007

Mariners Betrayed

Part of an article by Ken Scadden which appeared in the Wellington Captital Times on Thursday 29 November 2007.  The announcement of the change of name of the Museum of Wellington City and Sea to Wellington Museum is a blatant betrayal of … Continue reading

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Message from Governor-General

A copy of the latest issue of On Deck was sent to our Patron, Governor-General Anand Satyanand who has replied with the following letter.

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More Coastal Shipping in Australia

THE Australian Shipowners Association has been buoyed by the release of two studies that backed its lines on coastal shipping and employment. The inter-governmental Australian Maritime Group commissioned one report, ‘International and Domestic Shipping and Ports Study’ and released in … Continue reading

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Cosco Busan

Fogging Up the Facts –  Lloyds List 19 November 2007 SOMETHING went seriously wrong the other day on the bridge of the big containership Cosco Busan as the vessel was being manoeuvred out of San Francisco Bay. It might have been … Continue reading

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Earle Crutchley

Old Salts Honour Battler by Mike Crean – The Press, Christchurch Sailors who manned cargo and passenger ships in World War 2 will repay a debt on Lyttelton Harbour on Sunday. Former ship’s master Tudor Owen, of Christchurch, said “old salts” … Continue reading

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New Maritime Documents

The John Sinclair, General Manager Mitsui OSK NZ Ltd, Hon Annette King, Minister of Transport, Captain John Brown and Allan Thompson, Chief Executive, Ministry of Transport at Parliament 05 November 2007    The Master represented the Company at Parliamemt for the official … Continue reading

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A Container Never Dies

Lloyds List 24 October 2007 by Brian Robinson  “A container never dies,” according to Adrian Dunner, the man in charge of container lessor TAL International’s Trader division, which markets containers that have expired from the prime fleet. What Mr Dunner … Continue reading

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