Marine order 51—Fishing vessels

Requirements for fishing vessels on overseas voyages.

Current Marine Order 51 (Fishing vessels) 1989 (PDF 366.39 KB) – 1 July 2013

Marine order 51 sets out the requirements for fishing vessels including stability and the standards of competence for qualifying as a: 

  • skipper
  • officer in charge of navigational watch
  • engineer
  • deck hand.
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Superseded Refer to the Federal Register of Legislation for previous versions of this marine order.


Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Last Updated: 

22 January 2020