Marine Order 34 (Solid bulk cargoes) - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you operate a ship registered in Australia, or any ship in the territorial sea of Australia. This code applies to the loading, stowing, carriage and unloading of solid bulk cargoes. 

The master of a ship has a responsibility to ensure that solid bulk cargoes are loaded and trimmed in accordance with section 5 of the IMSBC Code.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Comply All Marine Order 34 (Solid bulk cargoes) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Orders - Part 34: Solid Bulk Cargoes, Issue 6 (Order No. 1 of 2007) 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
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5000