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National system for domestic commercial vessel safety
From 1 July 2018, we will provide services to the domestic commercial vessel industry. Read about the services that will be impacted by the transition, and find out if this change will affect you.
Certificates and permits
You will need certificates and permits to operate your domestic commercial vessel. Find out which ones you need based on the size, type and function of your vessel.
There are a number of safety requirements that domestic commercial vessels must have onboard. Find out what they are and how to make sure your vessel meets these standards.
Getting your vessel surveyed
Your domestic commercial vessel may be subject to regular surveys. Find out whether your vessel needs to be surveyed, when to book a survey and how to find a surveyor.
Databases, protocols and policies
Stakeholders can access the National data management system and the National regulator information portal here. Marine safety agencies and safety inspectors will need these protocols and policies, and can find information about fees, exemption and compliance with the surveyor accreditation scheme.
Marine surveyors accreditation guidance manual
What the marine surveyors accreditation scheme is, how to apply, and how to conduct surveys once you are an accredited surveyor.