Load Line Certificate - New South Wales

Service summary

You may require this certificate if you intend to operate a ship, other than fishing vessel, which is over 24 meters in length.

A Class 1A, Class 1B, Class 1C and Class 2 vessel which is over 24 metres long must not be operated without a load line certificate.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate, your vessel must:

  • Comply with the requirements of section 7 of the Uniform Shipping Laws Code in relation to weather tight and watertight integrity and the marking of load lines and associated marks, and;
  • Be inspected by a surveyor appointed by the Maritime Authority to ensure compliance with those requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on any requirements that may apply.

Duration

As specified on licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$358.00
Inspection$120.00

Periodical inspection.

Other resources

Application

Apply

Please submit your application form, together with the relevant fees, to the Contact Officer.


Approval time

At least 12 weeks.

Administering agency

Transport for NSW
Roads and Maritime Services
NSW Maritime Division

Act(s) name

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Regulation 2013 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
Transport for NSW
Roads and Maritime Services
NSW Maritime Division


Operating address:
James Craig Road
Rozelle
New South Wales 2039
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 5100
Camperdown
New South Wales 1450

Phone:

13 12 56

Phone:

02 9563 8557

Fax:

02 9563 8522
contactus@rms.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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