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MARS user guide 2021—submitting domestic commercial vessel survey reports to AMSA

17 June 2021

This user guide applies to Accredited Marine Surveyors and Recognised Organisations who undertake surveys on vessels and make recommendations to AMSA under the National Law. 


The objectives of this user guide are to provide the process for:

Related documents and forms

This user guide should be read in conjunction with Part 2 of the National Law - Marine Surveyors Accreditation Guidance Manual 2014 and the relevant published instructions to surveyors. 

Instructional videos that demonstrate the MARS functions are available on the AMSA website