Warren Bath (Vessel Traffic Services Operator, Hay Point) is the recipient of the inaugural Australian VTS Award.
In this issue we provide information and guidance to assist ship operators and seafarers:
The Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 (the national law) provides a single national framework for ensuring the safe operation, design, construction and equip
Registered ships receive legally recognisable Australian nationality, which provides advantages both at home and abroad:
Open a newspaper or turn on the local news and chances are you’ll find a story about a vessel incident.
This document is referred to as Schedule 1 in:
Compliance with the National Law (for example having your commercial vessel in survey with AMSA), does not automatically mean that the operation of a DCV is compliant with WHS* laws, and vice versa
We are the Commonwealth agency responsible for coastal Aids to Navigaton (AtoNs).
Since the last edition
We have added past editions of Survey Matters to the AMSA website. They can be found on the AMSA Newsletters page here.
This guide provides information about how to implement the survey and certification of a vessel under the MLC, 2006.
The data represents 2019 statistics, with a comparison of previous years since the MLC was implemented.
Australia has one of the world’s largest mixed market economies and the largest continental landmass surrounded by water.