Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you are the commanding officer on a ship. The code only applies to ships that are of 1,600 tons gross tonnage and over.

This code was developed to stimulate and promote noise control at a national level within the framework of internationally agreed guidelines, and the recommendation on methods of measuring noise levels at listening posts. Please note that the Agency has advised that this code is called up in Marine Order 11 (Living and working conditions on vessels).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
Comply

Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships - Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding this code of practice.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division

Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2181
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795000

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