You will be required to comply with these standards if you operate a ship registered in Australia, or any ship in the territorial sea of Australia.
If your ship is equipped with motor lifeboats, they must carry 2 portable fire extinguishers that are capable of discharging foam or dry powder of a kind that is suitable for extinguishing oil fire.
The standards that portable fire extinguishers must comply with are:
- AS / NZS 1841.1:2007;
- AS / NZS 1841.4:2007;
- AS / NZS 1841.5:2007;
- AS / NZS 1841.8:2007; and
- AS / NZS 1850:2009.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.