Shipping News

Jon Sanders sails into town
Here’s Jon Sanders aboard his yacht Perrie Baneau II passing through Fremantle’s Inner Harbour yesterday, as Jon commences his 11th solo round the world voyage. Amazing man, amazing boat. Bon voyage, Jon Sanders.
Maritime Day Fremantle
Saturday just gone, saw Fremantle Ports' fabulous Maritime Day return to the Inner Harbour with more than 90 displays on…
Blessing of the Fleet 2019
What a perfect day for a fleet blessing. Over 30 degrees. Sun out. Not much wind. The fireworks cracked and flared in a spectacular fashion.
Fremantle’s cruise ship season starts Sunday
The City of Fremantle says the City’s Visitor Centre is prepped and ready to welcome the first ship of the…
Explainer: how weather can trigger dangerous tsunamis
At around 10pm on Sunday 17 August 2014, the container ship AAL Fremantle was being unloaded after arriving in Western…
Big Ship
Five ways the shipping industry can reduce its carbon emissions
The merchant navy – some 20,000 ships – carries the vast majority of trade goods around the world. Unfortunately, they also spew toxic pollutants that harm people and the environment.
Sheep Ships Shoot Off
The live sheep trade is live again after a hiatus. Freo is the local Australian port of departure. Here are our shots of the Al Messilah and the Brahman Express (partly obscured by the Vacamonte tanker/refueller) livestock carriers in port this morning.
The Hyundai Glovis Vessels
We have all seen the pictures of the Golden Ray, a Hyundai Glovis vehicle carrier, or RO-RO, that has just…
The Real Hougoumont
We recently posted this article together with an image of a ship we thought was the great Hougoumont - it…

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