Global Maritime Distress Safety System - Australian Government

Description

You must comply with these guidelines if you are installing a ship earth station, the operator of a Regulated Australian Vessel, or if you are the operator of a foreign vessel that is one of the following:

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

These guidelines set out the specifications for the installation of a ships earth station.

Please consult the Agency Contact Officer 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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Ship Safety Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5000
Email: shipsafetyreqs@amsa.gov.au