Gas Cylinder Standards - Australian Government


You must comply with this code if you operate a regulated Australian vessel, or if you operate a foreign vessel that is:

  • in an Australian port
  • entering or leaving an Australian port
  • in the internal waters of Australia
  • in the territorial sea of Australia, other than during the course of innocent passage.

You must comply with one of the following standards for all gas and oxygen cylinders on board a vessel:

  • ISO 14113:2007 (Gas Welding Equipment. Rubber and Plastics Hose and Hose Assemblies for Use With Industrial Gases up to 450 bar (45 MPa)
  • ISO 2503:1998 (Gas Welding Equipment. Pressure Regulators for Gas Cylinders Used in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes up to 300 bar)
  • ISO 9090: 1989 (Gas Tightness of Equipment for Gas Welding and Allied Processes)
  • ISO 9539:2010 (Gas Welding Equipment Materials for Equipment Used in Gas Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes)
  • AS 2030 (Gas cylinders) - The Verification, Filling, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Cylinders for Storage and Transport of Compressed Gases - Cylinders for Compressed Gases Other than Acetylene.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 15 (Construction - Fire protection, Fire Detection and Fire Extinction) 2014 Australian Government

Navigation Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

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