Bringing a vessel to Australia or going on an overseas voyage
- ship owners and operators
- shipping companies, shipping agents and ship builders acting on behalf of ship owners/operators.
Four common scenarios
Scenario 1: Bringing a vessel that is overseas to Australia
Example: You have purchased a vessel overseas or have had a vessel built overseas, and want to bring it to Australia and operate it as either a DCV or a RAV.
Requirements vary depending on how you are planning to bring your vessel to Australia. Find out the requirements for:
Scenario 2: A DCV undertaking a one-time overseas voyage
Example: You want to take a DCV overseas for dry docking, sale or delivery.
Scenario 3: A DCV intends to operate commercially overseas on an ongoing basis
Example: You no longer want to operate your commercial vessel domestically, and want to transfer to commercial operations internationally.
Scenario 4: A RAV no longer wants to operate on international voyages
Example: You no longer want to operate your commercial vessel (RAV) internationally and want to transfer to domestic commercial operations in Australia.