Australian Shipowners AssociationThe Australian Shipowners Association (ASA) represent Australian companies who own or operate international and/or domestic trading ships, cruise ships, domestic towage and salvage tugs, dredges, scientific research vessels and offshore oil and gas support vessels. The Association also represents employers of the Australian and international maritime labour. Our mission is to promote the role of Australian shipping providing sustainable shipping and internationally competitive sea transport services for the benefit of Australia.
The Australian Shipowners Association (ASA) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed four new members and expanded the size of the Board from six to eight.
The Maritime Labour Convention enters into force today, 20 August 2013. This historic convention provides basic living and working conditions for the 1.5 million men and women who work at sea.