Marine order 16—Load lines

Meeting load line requirements.

Current Marine Order 16 (Load Lines) 2014 - 1 November 2019

Marine order 16 implements the international standards for vessel load lines including:

  • requirements of and compliance with the load lines convention
  • marking of vessels
  • circumstances when a vessel is overloaded
  • entries required in the official logbook of a regulated Australian vessels.

Marine order 507 sets out load line requirements for domestic commercial vessels.

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Superseded Refer to the Federal Register of Legislation for previous versions of the marine order.

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Wednesday 22 January 2020