National Standards for Commercial Vessels - Victoria

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these standards if you intend to undertake any of the following activities:

  • Design a domestic commercial vessel
  • Construct a domestic commercial vessel
  • Crew a domestic commercial vessel
  • Survey a domestic commercial vessel
  • Operate a domestic commercial vessel.

A commercial vessel is a vessel which is used in the course of any business or commercial transaction. The National Standards for Commercial Vessels is progressively being introduced to replace the Uniform Shipping Laws Code.

Please consult the responsible agency 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

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Contact details

Contact Officer
Australian Maritime Safety Authority


Operating address:
Head Office
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Other:

02 6279 5000
amsaconnect@amsa.gov.au

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