Marine Order 17 (Chemical tankers and gas carriers) - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with this Code if you intend to transport dangerous chemicals or liquefied gases by sea.

This Code is found in both the domestic Marine Order 17 and the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquified Gases in Bulk (IGC) Code which should be read together.

Liquefied gases in bulk must not be loaded onto a ship constructed on or after 1 July 1986 unless there is a valid International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk, issued in accordance with the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC) Code.

Dangerous chemicals in bulk must not be loaded onto or unloaded from a ship constructed on or after 1 July 1986 unless there is in force in respect of the ship a valid International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, issued in accordance with the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC) Code.

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.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Orders - Part 17: Liquefied Gas Carriers and Chemical Tankers, Issue 6 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

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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