Certificate of Competency - Engineer - Northern Territory

Service summary

An appropriate engineering qualification must be held by a person in charge of the propulsion machinery of a commercial vessel. There are various prerequisites, courses and sea time requirements to be satisfied depending on the size of the vessel and the area of its operation.

Further information can be found at http://www.amsa.gov.au/vessels/national-system/seafarers/index.asp

Service type


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





Cash, Credit Card, EFT, Cheque.

Administering agency

Department of Transport
Marine Safety Branch

Act(s) name

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Client Service Officer

Business Hours: 8.00am - 4.00pm Monday - Friday.

Operating address:
2nd Floor, Energy House
18-20 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2520
Darwin NT 0801






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