Marine Order 91 (Marine pollution prevention ? oil) - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to operate an Australian ship that has a gross tonnage of 400 or more, or an Australian ship that is an oil tanker with a gross tonnage of less than 400 but not less than 150.

The guidelines provide specifications for the installation of oil discharge monitoring and control systems. The guidelines, developed under technical and scientific guidance, are intended to assist Governments and appropriate authorities, ship masters, operators and owners, and port authorities, as well as other interested parties, in minimiaing the risk of introducing harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens from ships' ballast water and associated sediments while protecting ships' safety.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Marine Environment Division

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5627
Fax: 02 6279 5056