About Port State control in Australia
Your ship may be selected for a random inspection while in an Australian port. Find out about port State control, ship detention, and what to expect when in an Australian port.
Port State control inspections
What to expect before, during and after a ship inspection in an Australian port. Be prepared and compliant before you arrive.
Common port State control deficiencies
We often find the same deficiencies over and over on different ships during a port State control inspection. Your ship may be detained if we find these deficiencies.
Port State control annual reports
Every year we publish our port State control activities in a report. These reports include our annual ship inspection, detentions and release statistics.
Information about ships detained in Australian ports, including details of detainable deficiencies.