Marine order 12—Construction—subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations

Stable and mechanically sound vessels.

Current Marine Order 12 (Construction – subdivision and stability, machinery and electr…

Marine order 12 implements internationally consistent standards for construction of vessels in relation to: 

  • subdivision and stability
  • machinery and electrical installations.

It also sets the additional requirements for Regulated Australian Vessels that are offshore supply vessels.

International vessels visiting Australian ports may be subject to a port State control inspection to ensure they meet these standards.

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

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Last updated: 9 January 2024