Shipping News

Coronavirus and international cruises – DFAT Advisory
‘The cruise industry has put strong measures in place for the health and safety of passengers.  All passengers and crew…
On the water with Flotsam and Jetsam
Flotsam and Jetsam were invited by Fremantle Port Authority to be interviewed whilst on the pilot boat. We were interviewed (and filmed) about our love of the Port and about the upcoming ‘Paint the Port’ event which is happening on the 14th March at Victoria Quay.
COVID-19, China & Some Bad ($US50 billion) News?
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has just estimated, on 4 March 2020, in Geneva, that the…
COVID-19, Shipping & China – Some Good News?
CMA CGM, one of the biggies in the container transport and shipping world - usually ranked fourth behind Maersk Line,…
Ocean Shearer – Some Facts & Stats
This livestock carrier is in Port just now. Interestingly, she’s tied up on the Victoria Quay side. Perhaps because of…
RV Falkor – Some Facts & Stats
There’s this dinky little boat tied up at Victoria Quay at the moment, apparently until 8 March, called the Research…
More detail – Coronavirus Cruise Ship Changes Affecting Fremantle
There has been much reportage on changed cruise line itineraries due to the Coronavirus. Fremantle is to an extent a beneficiary of these changes. It seems to mean that the local cruise ship season will go longer this year, well into May 2020.
Radiance of the Seas – interesting Facts & Stats
Tomorrow, Tuesday 25 February 2020, we welcome back Radiance of the Seas, belonging to the Royal Caribbean cruise line, big…
Majestic Princess
Majestic Princess arrived in Fremantle Saturday and leaves today for Singapore, sans passengers, for dry-docking, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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