AMSA bans another Indonesian flag vessel from Australian waters: time for Indonesia’s shipowners to wake up?

The Australian Maritime Safety Agency (AMSA) has a well known reputation for operating one of the world’s toughest PSC (Port State Control) regimes. Stories include an elderly bulk carrier that was detained and was only allowed to leave Australia at the end of a tow line, en route to an Asian scrapyard. So Australia is[…]