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Transport on the sea
This large red ship is transporting cars from Asia to Australia.
Containers are being loaded onto a ship which will go around the world.
The containers are stored on the dock waiting for ships or trucks.
Trucks move the containers to and from the ports.
Bulk carriers move coal, iron ore and wheat to other counties.
This big tanker must transport oil safely to Australia.
Other big ships transport gas from Australia to Asia
Smaller ships transport goods to islands.
Trucks and forklifts can drive into the back of some cargo ships.
Passenger ships take people for holidays or transports them to other places.
The Spirit of Tasmania transports people, cars and trucks.
Sailing ships were the first ships to transport people to Australia.
Sailing is still done for travel, fun and sport.
Boats are used to transport people to the Great Barrier Reef.
Boats are used to fill the fuel tanks on ships.
Boats can be used to have a party.
Boats are used to stop people from bringing the wrong things into Australia.
Boats are used to keep other people safe at sea and on the beach.
Fishers used boats to catch seafood.
Many people own small boats so they can go fishing in the sea.
Jet boats are used to have fun. These tourists have paid for the ride.
People own jet skis so they can travel fast over the water.
Canoes are used to explore around the coastline.
People of Torres Strait have there own traditional boats which they build.
This school has its own boat so students can investigate the sea.
Students are learning how to use boats safely.