Our vision, mission, values and aspirations

We are motivated by our mission and vision.


Safe and clean seas, saving lives.


Ensuring safe vessel operations, combating marine pollution, and rescuing people in distress.


Our values represent our people:

Professional—we act with integrity and are pragmatic in our approach. 

Collaborative—we value and respect others and work together to achieve our objectives. 

Dedicated—we are committed to AMSA’s mission and responsive to the needs of our customers and stakeholders. 

Accountable—we take responsibility for our decisions and actions.


We will:

  • take the lead in maritime safety regulation, maritime environmental emergencies, and maritime and aviation search and rescue
  • promote and implement safety and environment policies, nationally and internationally
  • have strong and confident strategic partnerships with stakeholders
  • be a preferred choice for career development and advancement
  • have information systems that are reliable and up to date to support our operations, industry and community.
Last updated: 7 September 2020