Incident report form 19

Within 72 hours after becoming aware of the incident, you must complete and submit the incident report form 19.

All commercial vessels involved in a marine incident in Australian waters must report to AMSA.

Recreational vessels should report incidents to the relevant state or territory maritime safety agency.

There are two ways you can report a marine incident. You can use either method to notify us.

Find out more about reporting a marine incident.

Filling out this form

Please complete the form with as much detail as possible.

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 10 February 2023