Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

Murmansk Commercial seaport PJSC (PAO MMTP) says it has commenced loading of...

ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

ULSTEIN introduces the LX109 design, a high capacity, highly efficient...

HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

A morning fog followed by a bright sun set the scene for HMAS Parramatta's...

PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

The 117 meter long, 1215 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Panagia Tinou suffered...

Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly christened Edda Freya, the environmentally...

Maersk Line introduces remote container management

Maersk Line introduces remote container management "game-changer"

Maersk Line has formally unveiled its remote container management (RCM) system...

Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

A FRENCH shipbuilder has won a $50 billion contract to build...

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

MV Theben is the latest edition to the growing number of High...

Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

Flinterstar III BV, the owner of the Dutch freighter MV FLINTERSTAR, has...

Recently Discovered Civil War Blockade Runner Tentatively Identified as the Agnes E. Fry

Recently Discovered Civil War Blockade Runner Tentatively Identified as the Agnes E. Fry

A sonar image as crisp as an etching aided divers who worked in poor...

AUSTAL SELECTED AS PREFERRED TENDERER FOR PACIFIC PATROL BOAT REPLACEMENT PROJECT

AUSTAL SELECTED AS PREFERRED TENDERER FOR PACIFIC PATROL BOAT REPLACEMENT PROJECT

Austal Limited  is pleased to announce it has been awarded preferred...

ABB’s Azipod D to power new generation of discovery cruiser

ABB’s Azipod D to power new generation of discovery cruiser

ABB’s Azipod D will power the luxurious 10-deck discovery cruiser Scenic...

Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

The UK Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector has launched tiny...

MOL Unveils Its Next-Generation Car Carrier Hull Design

MOL Unveils Its Next-Generation Car Carrier Hull Design

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced the hull design for the...

  • Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

    Loading of Nuclear-powered LASH ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk

  • ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

    ULSTEIN introduces high capacity, high efficiency cable lay vessel

  • HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

    HMAS Parramatta shows her new skin

  • PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

    PANAGIA TINOU CAPSIZES

  • Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

    Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

  • Maersk Line introduces remote container management

    Maersk Line introduces remote container management "game-changer"

  • Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

    Announcement on Australia’s new submarines

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics adds MV Theben to its fleet of HERO vessels

  • Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

    Agreement on wreck removal MV FLINTERSTAR off Belgian coast

  • Recently Discovered Civil War Blockade Runner Tentatively Identified as the Agnes E. Fry

    Recently Discovered Civil War Blockade Runner Tentatively Identified as the Agnes E. Fry

  • AUSTAL SELECTED AS PREFERRED TENDERER FOR PACIFIC PATROL BOAT REPLACEMENT PROJECT

    AUSTAL SELECTED AS PREFERRED TENDERER FOR PACIFIC PATROL BOAT REPLACEMENT PROJECT

  • ABB’s Azipod D to power new generation of discovery cruiser

    ABB’s Azipod D to power new generation of discovery cruiser

  • Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

    Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

  • MOL Unveils Its Next-Generation Car Carrier Hull Design

    MOL Unveils Its Next-Generation Car Carrier Hull Design

The Company of Master Mariners of Australia

The Company of Master Mariners website provides articles of interest to Master Mariners, Seafarers, the Maritime Industry and the public. We feature reports on Australian and International Maritime and Shipping affairs, Upcoming Events in the Maritime Industry, our CMMA newsletter the “Master Mariner”, and “Stories from the Past” about historic ships and maritime events. A “Members Only” section contains records of membership, branch and Federal Court meetings and other matters of interest to members. The Company of Master Mariners of Australia is a not for profit organization.

About The Company of Master Mariners of Australia (CoMMA)

The Company of Master Mariners of Australia is an association established to promote the interests and status of the Merchant Navy generally and of Master Mariners in particular. The Company was founded in 1938 by Capt.A.N. Boulton, MBE, VRD, BCom, ExC and became an incorporated body in 1988. The Company of Master Mariners of Australia Limited is a not for profit professional association that is limited by guarantee. The Company has six Branches based in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane.

Objectives
The Company has a number of aims and objectives. The principal aims, inter alia, are as follows :

a) to provide in Australia a unified body of Master Mariners capable of collective representation on all occasions and in all matters affecting their interests or the status of the Merchant Navy and its Officers
b) to carry on its activities to maintain an apolitical and non industrial emphasis
c) to create and sustain a social organization of privileges within which members, either alone or in association with others, can be afforded facilities, and occasion, to discuss matters of mutual interest connected with the Merchant Navy or any related aspect of maritime concern
d) to donate prizes or other awards or distinctions and institute and establish scholarship grants for young seamen both at sea and ashore.