AMSA 638

Shaft survey report


Surveyors can use this form to report on a shaft survey for a domestic commercial vessel.

A surveyor who does not have a Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001 or an equivalent management system as described in National Law - Marine Surveyors Accreditation Guidance Manual 2014  Part 2 Clause 2.9 must use either:

  • this form
  • the MARS system and supporting documentation containing at least the information required in this form. Read the MARS user guide.

A surveyor who does have such a Quality Management System may use this form.

Submitting the form 

The completed form must be retained by the surveyor for their records and a copy must be submitted to us. 

The form can be submitted in MARS, emailed to or posted to:

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Attention: Operations
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601

Last Updated: 

1 December 2020