Marine order 51—Fishing vessels

1 July 2013

Marine Order 51 (Fishing vessels) 1989 provides information about stability requirements for fishing vessels as well as the standards of competence for qualifying as one of the following positions on fishing vessels:

  • a skipper
  • an officer in charge of navigational watch
  • an engineer
  • deck hand.



Australian Maritime Safety Authority


Last updated: 20 February 2018
Last reviewed: 20 February 2018