Marine Order 25 (Equipment - Lifesaving) - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this standard if you operate a ship registered in Australia, or any ship in the territorial sea of Australia.

This Code is found in both the domestic Marine Order 25 and the International Life-Saving Appliance Code (LSA Code) which should be read together.

This Code sets requirements for lifesaving equipment and appliances to be carried aboard ships.

This Code also contains other requirements applying to specific types of vessels, including chemical tankers, oil tankers or gas carriers.

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 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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All National Standard for Commercial Vessels (Opens in new window)
Comply All Recommendation on Conditions for the Approval of Servicing Stations for Inflatable Life-rafts - Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding this recommendation.
Comply All International Life-Saving Appliance Code (LSA Code) (Opens in new window)
Comply All Marine Order 25 (Equipment - Lifesaving) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 25 (Equipment ? lifesaving) 2014 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

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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