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Bunker Fuel

Marine-Related Incidents (Marpol Implementation) Bill 2019

This bill will replace the outdated Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987, and give effect to the MARPOL Convention.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2019

Cruise Ship Industry Impact on Tasmania

We thought it was important the House be given an opportunity to talk about the impact of the cruise ship industry on Tasmania and the environment and that is why we brought on this matter of public importance today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Nov 2017

Cruise Ships - Use of Bunker Fuel

Cruise ships berthing in Hobart increased from 32 to 48 last season and are expected to exceed 60 this year. The majority will use heavy fuel oil known as bunker fuel.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Nov 2017

Archer Dismisses Hobart Cruise Ship Health Concerns

In Parliament today, Environment Minister, and local MP, Elise Archer, belittled Greens' questions about evidence that bunker fuel used by cruise ships visiting Hobart is a serious health hazard which has been recognised by the World...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Nov 2017