Protection of the Sea Shipping Levy - Australian Government


You will be required to pay this levy if you operate a vessel that is more than 24 metres in length and contains more than 10 tonnes of oil in bulk as fuel or cargo.

The purpose of this levy is to ensure there are adequate funds to clean any environmental damage from pollution if the responsible person is unable to be identified.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.


Payments must be made every 3 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the attached document.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Marine Navigation Levy (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy) Act 1981 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Navigation Safety and International 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
Toll Free: 1800 627 484
Phone: 02 6279 5000