Marine Order 93 (Marine Pollution Prevention - Noxious Liquid Substances) - Australian Government


You are required to comply with this Marine Order if you intend to operate a regulated Australian vessel for commercial or recreational use.

This order outlines requirements for the prevention of any contaminating liquids and chemicals from entering the marine environment. The standards outlined in this order detail the discharge criteria and requirements relating to noxious liquid substances carried in bulk. This order also establishes provisions for the reporting of incidents where pollution by noxious liquid substances has occurred.

 If you are carrying solid bulk cargoes which are harmful to the marine environment, you will have to classify and declare. The criteria for determining the classification of the cargoes has been inserted into Appendix I to Annex V of MARPOL

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 93 (Marine Pollution Prevention - Noxious Liquid Substances) 2014 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Marine Environment Division

Contact details

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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 5040
Fax: 02 6279 5026