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Report a marine incident

All vessels involved in a marine incident in Australian waters need to make a report.

Reporting involves a two-step process.

1. Submit an incident alert

As soon as reasonably practicable* after becoming aware of the incident, you must either:

Domestic commercial vessels can provide this alert by any means such as:

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

2. Submit an incident report

Within 72 hours after becoming aware of the incident, you must:

Last updated: 

Thursday 18 October 2018