MSA changes name to Maritime New Zealand On 1 July 2005

Date: 1/8/2005

MSA changes name to Maritime New Zealand On 1 July 2005, The Maritime Safety Authority changed their name to Maritime New Zealand.

Director of Maritime New Zealand, Russell Kilvington says, ‘during the last two years successive changes have widened our responsibilities, both within and beyond the maritime sector.  Among these, Maritime New Zealand now ensures security of New Zealand ports and ships, and manages the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand. Another of our key responsibilities is to protect the marine environment from pollution’.

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