Marine order 43—Cargo and cargo handling—livestock

Vessels carrying livestock.

Marine Order 43 (Cargo and cargo handling—livestock) provides information about the requirements for vessels carrying livestock including:

  • certification
  • equipment and services
  • safe operation—for example stability.

Read Marine Order 43 (Cargo and cargo handling—livestock) 2018.

See also

Related information

  • International conventions
  • Australian Standards for the export of livestock (ASEL) found on the website of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code, adopted by IMO resolution MSC.268(85) as amended from time to time
  • International code on intact stability, 2008 (2008 IS Code), IMO resolution MSC.267(85) as amended from time to time
  • International Safety Management (ISM) Code, IMO resolution A.741(18) as amended from time to time
  • Explosive atmospheres – Part 10-2: Classification of areas – Explosive dust atmospheres, IEC 60079-10-2:2015 (borrow or purchase)
  • Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust, Part 14: Selection and installation, AS/NZS 61241.14:2005 (borrow or purchase)
  • Explosive atmospheres – Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection: IEC 60079-14:2013 (borrow or purchase)
  • Explosive atmospheres – Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance: IEC60079-17:2013 (borrow or purchase)
  • UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods – Manual Test and Criteria (6th edition) found on UNECE website
  • AS 1074-1989 Steel tubes and tubulars for ordinary service (borrow or purchase)


Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Last Updated: 

6 March 2019