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Index of marine orders

If you know which marine order you are looking for, find it easily in this indexed list.

Marine orders are regulations made under Commonwealth legislation.

Marine Order Instrument Date of effect
  Marine order delegation

19 April 2017

1

Administration

14 December 2013

2

Australian International Shipping Register

1 January 2017

4

Transitional modifications

1 July 2013

9

Marine Order 9 was repealed and replaced by Marine Order 76 (Health – medical fitness) 2017 on 1 January 2018

1 July 2013

11

Living and working conditions on vessels

1 May 2015

12

Construction—subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations

1 July 2016

15

Construction—fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction

1 July 2014

16

Load lines

1 November 2014

17

Chemical tankers and gas carriers

1 January 2017

18

Measures to enhance maritime safety

1 January 2014

19

Tonnage measurement

1 September 2014

21

Safety and emergency arrangements

1 July 2016

25

Equipment—lifesaving

1 July 2016

27

Safety of navigation and radio equipment

1 July 2016

28

Operations standards and procedures

1 January 2016

30

Prevention of collisions

1 August 2016

31

Vessel surveys and certification

16 February 2015

32

Cargo handling equipment

1 January 2017

33

Cargo and cargo handling—grain

1 May 2016

34

Solid bulk cargoes

1 January 2017

35

Additional safety measures for bulk carriers

1 August 2014
41 Carriage of dangerous goods 1 January 2018

42

Carriage, stowage and securing of cargoes and containers

1 July 2016

43

Cargo and cargo handling—livestock

1 July 2013

44

Safe containers

1 July 2013

47

Mobile offshore drilling units

1 July 2013

49

High-speed craft

16 February 2015

50

Special purpose vessels

1 July 2013

51

Fishing vessels

1 July 2013

52

Yachts and training vessels

1 March 2016
53

Vessels in polar waters

1 January 2017

54

Coastal pilotage

1 July 2014

57

Helicopter operations

1 May 2016

58

Safe management of vessels

13 October 2015

60

Floating offshore facilities

1 July 2013

62

Government vessels

1 July 2013

63

Vessel reporting systems

1 January 2016

64

Vessel traffic services

1 September 2013

70

Seafarer certification

1 April 2014

71

Masters and deck officers

1 April 2014

72

Engineer officers 1 April 2014

73

Ratings

1 April 2014

74

Masters and deck officers—yachts

1 January 2016
76 Health—medical fitness 1 January 2018

91

Marine pollution prevention—oil

1 July 2014

93

Marine pollution prevention—noxious liquid substances

1 July 2014

94

Marine pollution prevention—packaged harmful substances

22 February 2014

95

Marine pollution prevention—garbage

21 Janruary 2013

96

Marine pollution prevention—sewage

14 December 2013

97

Marine pollution prevention—air pollution

3 September 2013

98

Marine pollution prevention—anti-fouling systems

25 July 2013

National Law marine orders

Marine orders are a type of regulation that allows our laws to keep pace with rapid technical and technological change in marine safety and implement Australia’s international maritime obligations.

Marine orders under the National Law set out the requirements and processes for national certificates, vessel identification, approved training organisations and administrative requirements.

Related information

Our regulatory plan provides details of planned changes to our regulatory instruments such as marine orders and the National Standard for Commercial Vessels.

Last updated: 19 February 2018
Last reviewed: 19 February 2018