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AMSA 1857

Fuel oil non-availability report (FONAR) for entry into Australian waters

Overview 

Use this form to make a fuel oil non-availability report (FONAR) as set out in Marine Order 97—Marine pollution prevention—air pollution.

You should use it if both the following apply: 

  • You are unable to obtain sulphur compliant fuel oil.
  • Your next port of destination is an Australian port.

Australian flagged vessels travelling internationally

For Australian flagged vessels unable to obtain compliant fuel oil where the next port of destination is not an Australian port, please use the FONAR template provided by the next port of destination. A copy of this FONAR must be sent to the Australian Competent Authority by email to FONAR@amsa.gov.au.

If a FONAR template is not available for the next port of destination use this form or the template provided in Appendix 1 of the IMO 2015 Guidelines for consistent implementation of the 0.50% sulphur limit under MARPOL Annex VI (resolution MEPC.320(74)).

All relevant fields must be adjusted to accurately reflect the country of the vessels next port of destination.

Submitting the form 

Submit this form (with the name of the vessel included in the email subject line) to:

The Australian Competent Authority

Email: FONAR@amsa.gov.au
 

Last Updated: 

20 December 2019