Their stated mission is to promote the role of Australian shipping providing sustainable shipping and internationally competitive sea transport services for the benefit of Australia.
ASA is considered a leader in the promotion of sustainable ship operations and encourage member companies to take a proactive approach to environmental protection.
An article in the August issue of their ANCHOR Newsletter (here) includes an article by ASA's Manager Industry Operations and Environment, Angela Gillham. The article provides some interesting facts and an opportunity to consider Shipping in the GBR - real threat, or perceived? (see pages 4 and 5).