Marine order 51—Fishing vessels

Requirements for fishing vessels on overseas voyages.
1 July 2013

Marine Order 51 (Fishing vessels) 1989 provides information about stability requirements for fishing vessels as well as the standards of competence for qualifying as one of the following positions on fishing vessels:

  • a skipper
  • an officer in charge of navigational watch
  • an engineer
  • deck hand.



Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Last Updated: 

18 June 2019