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Shipper's declaration


You can use this form to make a shipper's declaration.

This form meets the requirements of SOLAS 1974, Chapter VI, Reg 2 (for general cargo, cargo in cargo units, cargo carried in solid bulk) and the IMSBC Code, section 4.2.

Eligibility criteria

This form is not applicable if the cargo to be loaded requires a declaration under the requirements of SOLAS 1974, Chapter VII/R4, MARPOL 73/78 Annex III/R4, and the IMDG Code Chapter 5.4 (Documentation).


How to complete this form

Shippers' may deliver this declaration by fax or other electronic means. In any electronic transmission, where the signature of the declarant cannot be transmitted, full name of the declarant in capital letters must be provided on the form.

Submitting the form

Send your completed form to us:

Courier address: 82 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon ACT 2612, Australia

Postal address: GPO Box 2181, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia