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Summary of marine notices 2018/1

The purpose of this marine notice is to notify industry, seafarers, shipowners and other interested parties about marine notices which remain current as at 31 December 2017.

These marine notices are listed in the attachment at Table A.

All other marine notices are no longer valid and are cancelled. Marine notices cancelled during 2017 are listed in the attachment at Table B.

This is an annual marine notice and supersedes marine notice 1/2017.

Gary Prosser
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
GPO Box 2181
CANBERRA ACT 2601

January 2018
File no: 2013/2553

Table A—current marine notices list

Updated: 31 December 2017

Marine notice number

Title

2017/15

Transfer Operations at Sea and in Coastal Waters

2017/14

Fitness for Duty

2017/13

Ship accommodation ladders with unapproved secondary means of support arrangements

2017/12

Operation and maintenance of rescue boat outboard motors 

2017/11

Sanctions

2017/10

Automatic channel switching function on VHF marine radios with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) capability

2017/09

Biofouling and In-water Cleaning

2017/08

Australia’s position on de-harmonising of the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate in relation to Ballast Water Management Convention compliance

2017/07

Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports

2017/06

Official Nautical Charts

2017/05

Regulations for Air Emissions from Ships

2017/04

MARPOL Annex V Discharges

2017/03

MARPOL Annex V Garbage Record Book

2017/02

Global implementation of new sulphur content limit in fuel oil for all ships by 1 January 2020

2016/21

Direction for cruise vessels to limit sulphur emissions while at berth in Sydney Harbour

2016/20

AMSA’s approach to STCW Convention amendments due to take effect 1 January 2017

2016/19

Maintenance and adjustment of magnetic compasses

2016/18

Improper use of weighted heaving lines

2016/17

Maximum period of shipboard service for seafarers

2016/16

New IMO-adopted Traffic Separation Schemes off the south-west coast of Australia

2016/15

Minimising the risk of ships colliding with cetaceans

2016/14

Revalidation of Certificates of Competency and Certificates of Proficiency

2016/13

Receiving Maritime Safety Information (MSI)

2016/12

Asbestos on ships

2016/11

Bridge Resource Management (BRM) and Expected Actions of Bridge Teams in Australian Pilotage Waters

2016/10

International delivery of Domestic Commercial Vessels and Near Coastal Vessels operating overseas

2016/09

Vessel-helicopter operations

2016/07

Perpetual Certificates of Proficiency as Rating and Safety Training

2016/06

Application of the Bunkers Convention in Australia

2016/05

Ensuring adequate waste reception facilities

2016/04

Emergency Towage Capability

2016/03

Under Keel Clearance Management System

2015/19

Use of pilot ladders

2015/18

Failure of Lifting Wire Ropes

2015/17

New and Revised Fees and Charges for Marine Services and Seafarers’ Qualifications

2015/15

Free-fall Lifeboat Safety

2015/14

Reducing the risk of collisions at sea 

2015/13

Establishment of Virtual AIS Aid to Navigation in Torres Strait

2015/11

Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping

2015/10

Coastal Pilotage

2015/09

Guidance document for the recording operations in the Oil Record Book Part I

2015/08

Use or carriage of heavy grade oils in the Antarctic

2015/07

Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships

2015/05

Quick guide - Navigation through the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait

2015/04

Application of Wreck Removal Convention

2015/03

Directions and Refusal of Access to Australian Ports

2015/02

Refurbished ‘HAMMAR’ Hydrostatic Release Units (HRU)

2014/17

Sound navigational practices

2014/13

Means of embarkation and disembarkation from ships in port

2014/12

Recovery of persons from the water

2014/08

Vessel Traffic Services in Australia

2014/06

In-Transit Fumigation of Ships Cargoes

2014/05

Pressure vessel systems - Response to fatal accident

2014/03

Anchoring off Australian ports

2014/02

AMSA Inspectors Entering Lifeboats

2013/18

Changes to the method of applying for an AMSA issued STCW qualification, other documents and oral examinations

2013/15

Vessel Traffic Services - Responsibilities of Authorities providing VTS

2013/12

Evaluation and replacement of lifeboat release and retrieval systems

2013/09

Application of the Navigation Act 2012

Table B—list of marine notices cancelled during 2017 

MN number

Title

2017/01

Summary of Marine Notices

2016/08

Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports

2015/16

IMO-adopted ships’ routing systems to be introduced in the Coral Sea

2015/12

Regulations for Air Emissions from Ships

2014/16

Official nautical charts

2014/14

Sanctions

2013/19

Biofouling and In-water Cleaning

2013/06

Reporting of interference-related problems observed with Global Navigation Satellite System receivers

2012/12

Disabling the automatic channel switching function on VHF marine radios with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) capability

2012/09

Fitness for Duty

2012/08

Transfer Operations at Sea and in Coastal Waters

Last updated: 

Tuesday 30 October 2018