Sunday 15th October @ 1638 hrs from Singapore
DEPARTURE Sunday 22nd October @ 1930 hrs for Singapore
10 great things to do in Fremantle this week in Life, Law & Culture
We've rounded up the very best things happening in Fremantle this week!
Hear the President.. Fenians, Fremantle & Freedom in Life, Law & Culture
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has made a State visit to Australia. He was accompanied by his wife Sabina…
Ship Ahoy! Carmen in Shipping News
This week's Ship Ahoy feature is CARMEN, a vehicles carrier also known as a Ro-Ro (roll on roll off vehicle…

The State Collection

Submissions now open for the 'State collection' - an exhibition of original artworks by the West Australian public. If you like to draw, sketch or paint you’re invited to submit an artwork on white A4 paper to feature in this unique exhibition, exploring West Australian’s distinct sense of place – in whatever way you imagine it. Deposit boxes will be positioned around Fremantle and Perth from October 9-29 (see below). The exhibition is free and open to all, and will also feature anonymous works from some of WA’s most acclaimed and collectable artists, as well as many WA identities. All…
Seen at the Fremantle Folk Festival in Seen in Freo
FSN were generously invited to the 2nd ever Fremantle Folk Festival at Clancy's Fish Pub. Surrounded by such historic architecture the vibe was family friendly with great music and tasty food. Put it in your diary for next October. A great Fremantle day!
Seen at Kidogo in Seen in Freo
FSN was invited to a fabulous gathering at Kidogo. We were entertained by Guy Davis, Lucky Oceans and others. Rather a nice way to spend a weekend afternoon.
Seen with the President of Ireland in Seen in Freo
FSN was honoured to meet and photograph the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins on his State visit to Australia. His visit highlights the deep and expanding long-standing bi-lateral ties that Ireland has with Australia.
The Hougoumont and Fremantle in Life, Law & Culture
Fenians, Fremantle and Freedom Festival will take place from 5 – 14 January 2018. The Festival commemorates the Irish political…
Strolling through South Freo in Streets of Freo
“This is how life should be!” announces my overseas visitor as we stroll through the streets of South Fremantle, eyes…

Old Boys Live Again

A vibrant crowd gathered on the evening of Thursday 21 September as Freo Mayor Brad Pettitt did the honours in officially opening the Old Boys School on Adelaide Street - this time as a re-purposed arts space. An old street piano greeted arrivals, while PianoEasy students kept up the tunes inside in each room. Stiltwalkers amused as guests paced the new spaces, now home to DADAA, Fremantle Foundation, CircusWA and PianoEasy. What a renaissance for the 163 year old building! The Old Boys School is one of the earliest government-built school buildings in WA. You may remember when it was…
Ship Ahoy! Demeter Leader in Shipping News
Each time I choose a ship for Ship Ahoy I find myself just as interested in the companies behind the…
Interview with Dylan Smith in Fremantle People
Dylan Smith is a very interesting young man. You don't immediately think of AFL footballers as having a strong philanthropic…
The Mayoral Interview | Brad v Ra – Ra v Brad in Fremantle People
Last night FSN interviewed the candidates for Fremantle Mayor at a public meeting at The Esplanade Hotel, Freo. We asked…

Welcome to Fremantle Shipping News!

We are an online magazine all about Fremantle. Each week in the In Port photograph right under our FSN banner, we will feature interesting vessels in port.  It may be a cruise ship, or a huge container ship, or a scientific vessel passing through Fremantle, or something else besides. Where have they come from, where are they going, and just what are they doing here?  We will try to answer these questions. In the Shipping News department we will present regular articles with a shipping or maritime flavour. In the launch edition we feature an article about what is happening…

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