Marine order 53—Vessels in polar waters

Requirements for vessels travelling in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Current Marine Order 53 (Vessels in polar waters) 2016 – 1 January 2017

Marine order 53 sets out the requirements for the:

  • certification of vessels to meet polar code survey requirements
  • safe operation of vessels in polar waters.
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Legislation and incorporated material

Superseded Refer to the Federal Register of Legislation for previous versions of this marine order.

List of material referenced in this marine order:

Last updated: 

Wednesday 22 January 2020