Issue 07, September 2013

WELCOME to SeaChange: highlighting what's new and changing at Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and in the maritime sector.
In this issue...
01. Register for MOSS operator briefings »
  MNZ is holding seminars later this year to explain the MOSS rules to operators and interactive workshops early next year on entering MOSS and developing a plan for your operation. To register your interest Email us or call 0508 225522.
02. ITC on Part 34 – medical standards »
  Comments are invited on amendments to Maritime Rule Part 34: Medical Standards under proposed rule changes approved by MNZ in 2011. Submission deadline is 5pm 4 October. Read more
03. Jet boat drivers sentenced »
  Two commercial jet boat drivers were fined $3000 and ordered to pay $3000 in reparation after a collision on the Dart River, near Queenstown. Read more
04. Subscribe to our Twitter feed for news & safety clips »
  Sign up for our Twitter feed for our latest news, updates and safety info. We also send out a "clip of the week" from our rec boating YouTube channel Subscribe now
05. Lighthouse stamps issued »
  Today MNZ owns and maintains 23 lighthouses and 75 light beacons located outside harbour limits. NZ Post's stamps issued this month, NZ Coastlines, feature 5 classic MNZ lighthouses. See stamps
More on lighthouses
06. Research for new lifejacket ad »
  Research for MNZ's new lifejacket ad involved our ad agency taking to the waters –  watch them on our YouTube channel. Our new lifejacket ad will hit your screens before Christmas – we're hoping it will make a big splash!
07. Celebrating 20 years of MNZ »
  As part of our celebration of 20 years of safe, secure and clean seas, we've updated the history section of our website. Read history
08. MPRS Regional Council Workshop »
  The annual Regional Council Workshop brought together key oil spill response staff to catch up on response matters and share news and issues from their regions. Read more
MOSS – what operators need to know. Under MOSS – the proposed system to improve maritime safety – operators will need to comply with the new rules from 1 July 2014. Read more
Do you hold a New Zealand maritime document? In order for SeaCert to be effective, MNZ needs your current contact details. Email us or call 0508 225522 to update them now.
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