Incident alert form 18

As soon as reasonably possible* after becoming aware of the incident, notify AMSA.


You can either complete the online form below, or email to

PDF copy of Form 18 is also available for download. Find out more about reporting a marine incident.


*Under Marine Order 1 (Administration) 2013, regulated Australian vessels and foreign vessels must submit an incident alert within 4 hours.

Filling out this form

You are required to enter details into fields marked with an asterisk (*) or type NA in order to submit the form.


When you submit a report, only provide personal information requested in the form.

Additional personal information, for example, passport details are not required.

Last updated: 

Friday 3 February 2023