You may require this certificate if you intend to operate a commercial vessel in Australian waters. A commercial vessel is any vessel that is used for commercial, government or research activities.
This certificate is required for:
- All new vessels;
- Vessels that have had their class or specification changed;
- Vessels that have been significantly modified; and
- Vessels that have not previously held valid certification.
Please note that your vessel may have to undergo a safety and construction check before it will be certified.
If you plan to operate a vessel commercially in Tasmanian waters you are advised to consult the Contact Officer for more information.