International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), Annex IV - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a ship that carries livestock.

For all new ships, and existing ships after 27 September 2008, a holding tank or treatment plant is to be provided, complying with to treat, store and discharge effluent in accordance with this standard.

Please consult the 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 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

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Comply All International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), Annex IV - Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Orders - Part 43: Cargo and Cargo Handling-Livestock, Issue 6 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Marine Environment Division

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Marine Environment 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 5627
Fax: 02 6279 5056