You will require this licence or permit if you are the master, owner, charterer or agent of a ship that intends to engage in coasting trade. A ship is engaging in coasting trade when it takes on cargo at any port in the State to be taken to another port within the State.
The permit is valid for a single voyage between ports specified in the permit.
Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence or permit, you must specify:
- The name, port of registry and official number of the ship;
- The name of its registered owner and master;
- The ports in the State between which it is desired to trade;
- Whether the licence or permit is desired for the carriage of cargo only or both cargo and passengers and the kind and amount of cargo intended to be carried; and
- Any other information required by the Agency.
Where the application is for a permit, the application must specify the voyage for which the permit is desired.
Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for further information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.
Valid for a granted time period that cannot exceed three years.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Licence or Permit for Ships to Engage in Coasting Trade - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Transport
Transport Co-ordination Act 1966 (Western Australia)
Transport Co-ordination Regulations 1985 (Western Australia)
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