Towage Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

You may require this permit if you intend to tow another vessel. A towage permit may be issued for a single tow, or if the towing arrangements are similar in each instance, multiple tows.

This permit is not required for:

  • The towage of vessels within the limits of prescribed ports;
  • Towage of commercial cargo barges;
  • Towage or assistance of oil exploration structures; or
  • Towage of stranded vessels or vessels in distress.

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 for this permit you must:

  • Complete the appropriate application;
  • Pay any prescribed fee; and
  • Supply the Authority with any information they require.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Administering agency

Marine and Safety Tasmania

Act(s) name

Marine and Safety Authority Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Marine and Safety (General) Regulations 2013 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Marine and Safety Tasmania


Operating address:
5 Franklin Wharf
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 607
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6235 8888

Phone:

1300 135 513

Fax:

03 6233 5662
admin@mast.tas.gov.au

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