NSW Chemical Tanker Construction Certificate - New South Wales

Service summary

If you are the master or owner of a prescribed ship you must ensure that you obtain a Chemical Tanker Construction Certificate before you begin a voyage.

This certificate applies to ships:

  • Carrying noxious liquid substances in bulk; and
  • Engaged in a voyage to a port or terminal in the State.

A prescribed ship means an oil tanker that has a gross tonnage of 150 or more, or that is a ship, other than an oil tanker, that has a gross tonnage of 400 or more, that is:

  • A trading ship proceeding on an intra-state voyage; or
  • An Australian fishing vessel proceeding on a voyage other than an overseas voyage; or
  • A pleasure vessel.

Please be aware that:

  • You must ensure that the certificate is carried on board the ship;
  • If you hold a certificate in a different state or under commonwealth legislation you may not require this certificate; and
  • The ship must also have adequate insurance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more 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 you must:

  • Submit declarations of survey in respect of the ship; and
  • Satisfy the Agency that the ship is constructed in accordance with the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (otherwise known as MARPOL) and the ship's structure, equipment, systems, fittings, arrangements and material fully comply with the relevant provisions of MARPOL.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

5 years, unless it is cancelled sooner.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

NSW Chemical Tanker Construction Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Transport for NSW

Act(s) name

Marine Pollution Act 2012 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Pollution Regulation 2014 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquires
Transport for NSW

Operating address:
18 Lee Street
Chippendale
New South Wales 2008
Mailing address:
PO Box K659
Haymarket
New South Wales 1240

Phone:

02 82022200

Fax:

02 82022209

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