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AMSA advises on automatic VHF channel switching

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AMSA issued a Marine Notice to inform operators of how automatic VHF channel switching may interfere with the safe operation of vessel communications. Vessel operators should consider the implications of using or not using the disable feature for automatic VHF channel switching during safety critical operations.

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AMSA prohibits cargo ship from entering Australian ports

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority announced that it has banned the Papua New Guinea-flagged cargo ship "Kiunga Chief" from entering or using Australian ports for three months, after the ship was detained for a third time in less than 18 months, due to the failure of its operators to safely and effectively manage the operations of the vessel.

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AMSA: Fatigue needs to be managed

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AMSA released its 5th edition of the Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin entitled “Shaping Shipping for People”, which focuses on fatigue as a safety hazard. In this bulletin, AMSA investigates causes and consequences of the fatigue onboard, as well as strategies to help reduce the associated risks.

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