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Marine order 25—Equipment—lifesaving

Lifesaving equipment regulations and the recovery of persons from the water

Current Marine Order 25 (Equipment – lifesaving) 2014 - 11 October 2017
About Marine Order 25 sets out the requirements for:
  • carriage and testing of lifesaving equipment
  • the application of those requirements to different vessels
  • the recovery of persons from the water.
Assistance and tools

Marine notices

Superseded Refer to the Federal Register of Legislation for previous versions of the marine order.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

List of material referenced in this marine order:

  • 406 MHz satellite distress beacons – Marine emergency position-indicating radio beacons (EPIRB) (IEC 61097-2, Ed. 3.0 (2008), MOD) (borrow or purchase)
  • Code of practice for the evaluation, testing and acceptance of prototype novel life-saving appliances and arrangements; IMO resolution A.520(13) International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) – Chapter III (search, register or borrow)
  • Code on alarms and indicators 2009; IMO resolution A.1021(26)
  • Colour standards for general purposes; AS 2700-2011 (borrow or purchase)
  • Guidelines for shore-based maintenance of satellite EPIRBs; IMO circular MSC.1/Circ.1039 (register)
  • Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) – Part 1: Radar transponder - Marine search and rescue (SART) - Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results; IEC 61097-1 Ed. 2.0 (English 2007) (borrow or purchase)
  • Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) – Part 14: AIS search and rescue transmitter (AIS-SART) – Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results; IEC 61097-14 Ed. 1.0 (English 2010) (borrow or purchase)
  • Guidelines on annual testing of 406 MHz satellite EPIRBs, IMO circular MSC.1/Circ.1040 (register)
  • Guidelines for the approval of inflatable liferafts subject to extended service intervals not exceeding 30 months, IMO circular MSC.1/Circ.1328 (register)
  • Guidelines for the approval of inflatable liferafts subject to extended service intervals not exceeding 30 months, IMO Circular  MSC.1/Circ.1328 (register)
  • International Code of Signals; IMO (access or purchase)
  • International life-saving appliance code; IMO resolution MSC.48(66) as amended by resolutions MSC.207(81), MSC.218(82), MSC.272(85), MSC.293(87), MSC.320(89), MSC.368(93) and Correction
  • National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV)
  • Performance standards for survival craft radar transponders for use in search and rescue operations, IMO resolution A.802(19) amended by MSC.247(83)
  • Recommendation on conditions for the approval of servicing stations for inflatable liferafts; IMO resolution A.761(18) amended by MSC.55(66); MSC.388(94)
  • Revised recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances; IMO resolution MSC.81(70) amended by MSC.200(80); MSC.274(85); MSC.295(87); MSC.321(89); MSC.323(89); MSC.378(93) & Correction
  • Ships and marine technology – Marine radar reflectors – Part 1: Passive type; ISO 8729-1:2010 (borrow or purchase)
  • Ships and marine technology – Marine radar reflectors – Part 2: Active type; ISO 8729-2:2009 (borrow or purchase)
  • Ships and marine technology – Survival equipment for survival craft and rescue boats; ISO 18813:2006 (borrow or purchase)
  • Ships and marine technology – Sea anchors for survival craft and rescue boats; ISO 17339:2002 (borrow or purchase)
  • Uniform Shipping Laws Code (USL Code)

Last updated: 

Thursday 11 July 2019