Australia Chooses French Design for Future Submarine

Australia and France seal AU$50 billion submarine deal

The new submarines are part of Australia’s new defence strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. Australia and France have inked an agreement for a French defence contractor to build 12 cutting-edge submarines. The... Read more »
Ovation of the Seas, world's fourth largest ship, sails into Sydney Harbour

Ovation of the Seas, world’s fourth largest ship, sails into Sydney Harbour

The biggest cruise ship to enter Sydney Harbour made its way through the heads this morning, putting on a show despite the weather. Sydney welcomed the $1.3 billion ‘Ovation of the Seas’... Read more »
World's largest marine park created in Antarctic Ocean

World’s largest marine park to be created in Antarctic Ocean

World’s largest marine park will be created in the Ross Sea in Antarctica in landmark deal The European Union and 24 countries have reached a landmark international agreement to create the world’s... Read more »
China launches world’s largest seaplane

China unveils world’s largest seaplane

World’s largest amphibious aircraft is being termed as the latest breakthrough in “China’s aviation industry.” China has completed production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft. The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)... Read more »
World Oceans Day 2016 focuses on reducing plastic waste to save the planet

World Oceans Day 2016 focuses on reducing plastic waste to save the planet

Out of 300 million tons of plastic produced every year, around 8.8 million tons eventually get washed into the ocean Plastic is all around us. It’s in our homes, our offices, our... Read more »
Australian Humpback Whale. Photo: Pacific Whale Foundation

Australian Humpback whales comeback a rare success

Humpback whales were commercially harvested around the Australian coast between 1912 and 1972, with tens of thousands of the animals killed, decimating the species SYDNEY – Australia’s humpback populations are rapidly recovering... Read more »

Shark kills man while diving with daughter off Tasmania coast

HOBART, (Australia) — A woman watched her father being mauled to death by a large shark on Saturday while the two were diving off the Australian island state of Tasmania, police said.... Read more »