Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Northern Territory


The Uniform Shipping Laws Code (USL Code) provides standards for the design, construction and operation of domestic commercial vessels.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1988 NT

Marine Act 1981 NT

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 1992 NT

Marine (Air-Cushioned Vehicles) Regulations 1994 NT

Marine (Crew Accommodation) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Examinations & Certificates) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Hire-and-Drive Vessel) Regulations 1994 NT

Marine (Load Line) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Passenger) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Pilotage) Regulations 2001 NT

Marine (Prevention of Collision) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Safety Manning) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Safety) Regulations 1982 NT

Marine (Sheltered Waters) Regulations 1986 NT

Marine (Survey) Regulations 1982 NT

Administering agency

National Marine Safety Committee

Contact details

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

Shipping Officer

Operating address: 38 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 2520
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889995511
Fax: 0889247200
Website: http://www.transport.nt.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)