Yearly Archives: 2009

Crew of Anmaropa Rescued after Capsize

FOUR crew of the scallop fishing vessel Anmaropa were rescued and taken to St Helens today. The Anmaropa was loaded with scallops and overturned on the St Helens barway in heavy seas. The Anmanaropa requested an escort across the barway

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PV Freycinet For St Helens Marine Association

Tasmanian Government Press Release David Llewellyn, Member for Lyons, today presented the St Helens Marine Rescue Association of Tasmania with the recently decommissioned Police Vessel, Freycinet. “Although the Freycinet is 29 years old, it has been meticulously maintained and will

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MAST CEO Interviewed by ABC

Marine and Safety Tasmania CEO, Colin Finch was interviewed by ABC Rural today at Blanche Beach, where dredging to remove 215,000 cubic metres of sand is almost complete. The sand is being moved from a major deposition area alongside the

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Dredging at Blanche Beach Underway

Works are are currently underway to remove sand from Blanche Beach. The project follows an earlier recommendation that sand be removed from Blanche Beach to help improve the conditions on the barway by allowing sand on the offshore bar to

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Marine Safety Tasmania Strategic Plan

Marine Safety Tasmania’s Strategic Plan for 2009/2010 makes provision for dredging work to improve access and safety across the St Helens Barway into Georges Bay: “In the 2008 State Budget the Government announced a $2.4 million dollar funding package to

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