You must comply with this Marine Order if you operate a cargo ship or freight vessel, or are involved in loading or unloading cargo at a port. This Order prescribes the standards for machinery and equipment that belong to a vessel and are used for loading or unloading the vessel, including:
This Order also gives effect to the following instruments of the International Labour Organisation which apply to machinery machinery, appliances and equipment that belong to a vessel and are used for loading or unloading the vessel:
- Convention No. 27, Marking of Weight (Packages Transported by Vessels)
- Convention No. 152, Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work)
- Recommendation No.160, Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.