Incident reporting

All vessels involved in a marine incident in Australian waters need to make a report. If you have an emergency dial 000 or 112 (satellite phone) for help.

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Reporting an incident

Find out how to notify AMSA of a marine incident or a marine safety concern. Access forms 18 and 19 to submit an incident report.

About marine incident reporting

Reporting is essential to maritime safety. Find out more about why you should report, reporting obligations, access safety publications and monthly incident reports.

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Marine incident reports

Review our monthly marine incident reports 2018-2023.

Safety lessons from vessel incidents

Safety messages to prevent an incident on board your vessel.