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1.Wear your lifejackets
2.Activate your distress beacon
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Port sector plan for improving safety on our Ports
Wednesday, 15 March 2023
The Port Health and Safety Leadership Group – made up of unions, ports and stevedoring companies, the Port Industry Association, Maritime NZ and WorkSafe – is proud to release its advice to the Minister of Transport, a multi-year Port Sector Insights Picture and Action Plan to make ports safer.
Maritime NZ says rules were ignored prior to diver being struck
Thursday, 09 March 2023
An Auckland boatie has been sentenced following an accident where he struck a diver after failing to properly take account of a dive flag or slow down to five knots in the 200m vicinity of the dive flag.
Survey shows boating safety lessons are being adopted
Wednesday, 08 March 2023
People appear to be getting the message about safety on the water, according to the latest Maritime NZ-commissioned research. An Ipsos poll of 1009 people, 509 of them boaties, showed that more people were using safety equipment out on the water, giving them a better chance of making it home safe and well.