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International Shipping
http://www.marinebiztv.com/imc.php?g=lists  8 minute video on the role of shipping in global trade
 www.sourceconsulting.com/shipping-by-sea-a-look-at-bodies-of-water-around-the-world  - Shipping by sea - A look at bodies of water around the world

Research information about ports
http://en.wikipedia.org  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_busiest_container_ports
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Containerization
www.hal-pc.org/~nugent/port.html - links to hundreds of ports
www.marisec.org/shippingfacts/ Shipping facts has videos
http://portcities.hartlepool.gov.uk/ development of a UK city due to the importance of its port

Australian port and shipping websites
www.asa.com.au - Australian Shipowners Association - Marine environment research and development and careers at sea
www.shippingaustralia.com.au - Shipping Australia Ltd -
www.anl.com.au - Australian National Lines, track schedules of ships.   
www.nwsssc.com - Transportation of natural gas.  
www.newportcorp.com/site
www.newportcorp.com/site/index.cfm?display=111692
www.portofmelbourne.com/shipping/webcams - check the video cams for the live movement of ships.

Virtual tour experiences
www.portbris.com/aboutport/virtual
www.virtuar.com/ysf2/fishermans_wharf.htm
www.doverport.co.uk/?page=DoverCruisePortVirtualTour - (click on 'Dover Cruise Terminal film')
www.maerskline.com/link/?page=brochure&path=/about_us/vessel_tour/bow - virtual tour of a ship
www.spiritoftasmania.com.au/experience-the-ship/virtual-tour/ - virtual tour of the Spirit of Tasmania

Australian government organisations
www.amsa.gov.au - Australian Maritime Safety Authority
www.customs.gov.au - Customs
www.bom.gov.au - Bureau of Meteorology
www.daff.gov.au/aqis - Australian Quarantine services  

Simulation activities
www.amsa.gov.au/Marine_Environment_Protection/Educational_resources_and_information/ - click on kids for simulations about oil slicks

International Maritime Organisations
www.imo.org - International Maritime Organization - UN body responsible for the safety of ships and seafarers and protection of the marine environment
www.intertanko.com - The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO)
http://www.itopf.com/ - International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Ltd. (ITOPF) - ITOPF is a not-for-profit organisation established on behalf of the world's shipowners to promote an effective response to marine spills of oil, chemicals and other hazardous substances.
http://www.shell.com/home/content/shipping-en - Shell shipping

Sponsors  of this Ships and the Marine Environment education program.

 

Shipping Australia Limited 
www.shippingaustralia.com.au
ANL Container Line Pty. Ltd
http://www.anl.com.au/
Shell Tankers Australia Pty. Ltd.
http://www.shell.com/home/content/shipping-en

 

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