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On the frontline: working at sea amid the COVID-19 crisis


published on 8 February 2021 486 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Authority of New South Wales". Originally published on 2021-02-04.
When the world locked down, Australia’s marine pilots continued bringing ships safely into the nation’s ports to deliver the goods we depend on.

Around 6,000 ships visit the ports of NSW each year and meeting them at sea to help them navigate into our ports and harbours are Port Authority’s marine pilots and cutter vessel crews.

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Port Authority of New South Wales manages the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial shipping in Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Newcastle Harbour, Port Kembla, Eden and Yamba.

With over 6,000 visits from trade and cruise vessels each year, the ports of New South Wales contribute billions of dollars to our economy; create thousands of jobs and support countless businesses.

Port Authority works 24/7 to ensure the safety of these ships, the security of our working ports and the protection of our marine environment.

Across six ports, Port Authority delivers safe and efficient marine and maritime services, including harbour masters; marine pilotage; aids to navigation; vessel traffic services; emergency response; hydrographic surveying; port management and cruise terminal operations.

Port Authority of New South Wales keeps our ports safe, secure and open to the world.

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• Find out more at www.portauthoritynsw.com.au

• Follow us @portauthoritynsw on Instagram and LinkedIn
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