Popular Carnival Australia lines Princess Cruises and Cunard will no longer sail from Melbourne in 2025-26 because of a jump in port fees and charges.
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Pressure is mounting for an investigation into what a port operator knew about the risks of a cyberattack that affected thousands of container deliveries.
Battery-powered boats could cut pollution and diesel fuel costs, according to a former Olympian visiting Australia to promote the technology.
The operators of a cruise ship docked in Adelaide have declared onboard outbreaks of COVID-19 and gastroenteritis are over.
Major ports are almost back to full capacity following a large-scale cyber attack, with attention turning to industrial action threatening further disruptions.
The luxury Ocean Explorer cruise liner stranded in Greenland with 206 people onboard - including 90 Australians - has been pulled free at high tide.
A court says $66 million in bills Australia's most northerly council sent to a shipping company were beyond the power conferred on the local authority.
A UK commanding officer says China's engagement in the Pacific cannot be overlooked as Britain attempts to expand its own presence in the region.
Seven new Australian-made ferries have been commissioned for the Parramatta River to replace the RiverCat vessels, which are ready to retire after 30 years.
Amphibious assault warship USS America has docked in Brisbane with its marines and strike fighters ahead of Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia's north.
Electric ferries, dubbed EVCats, could become the latest addition to Brisbane's public transport network following the announcement of a feasibility study.
The shattered family of Australian man Warwick Tollemach, who went overboard while on a cruise, has paid tribute as the US Coast Guard calls off its search.
The Montevideo Maru has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines 80 years after it was sunk, killing about 980 Australian troops and civilians.
Carnival has successfully scrapped the pleadings in a class action against the cruise operator over eight outbreaks of the highly contagious norovirus.
The Queensland government has earmarked $64 million for subsidies to help pay for sea freight services in the Torres Strait and ease living costs.
Australia's top court has agreed to hear a class action by passengers on the Ruby Princess cruise ship, who claim the company failed in its duty of care.
The Spirit of Tasmania ferry operator and polo identity Andrew Williams have been fined a total of $90,000 over the deaths of 16 horses.
A cargo ship taking on water off the Queensland coast has undergone emergency repairs while being escorted to shallow water.
The world's largest battery-powered ferry is being built in Australia in what its makers say could change water transport across the globe.
The Fair Work Commission has stepped in to ensure a port lockout by tugboat operator Svitzer cannot go ahead for six months, as a pay dispute continues.
A coroner has ruled an 86-year-old solo yachtsman who went missing in Bass Strait likely fell overboard while operating a vessel that was too much to handle.
Cruise ships could return to Australia's east coast over coming months following an agreement between federal, NSW, Victorian and Queensland authorities.
An elected Labor government would move to develop an "independent, strategic" shipping fleet to better protect Australian imports and economic security.