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Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention

— packaged harmful substances) 2009 in effect under the

Navigation Act 2012

This is a compilation of

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention — packaged harmful substances) 2009

, prepared on 13 June 2013, taking into account modifications made by

Marine Order 4 (Transitional modifications) 2013

.

Subsection 343(2) of the

Navigation Act 2012

provides that the Marine Orders may provide for specified orders that were in force under the

Navigation Act 1912

immediately before its repeal to have effect, for the

Navigation Act 2012

, with the modifications made for it in the Marine Orders.

Marine Order 4 (Transitional modifications) 2013

provides for this Order to have effect and makes modifications for it.

This compilation includes some material that was made under the

Protection of the Sea

(Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983

. The status of that material as law is not affected by the repeal of the

Navigation Act 1912

.

This compilation is not a compilation for the

Legislative Instruments Act 2003

, and so is not registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting, Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

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Contents

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Schedule 1

Page

Name of Order ....................................................................................................... 3

Purpose and power ................................................................................................ 3

Definitions .............................................................................................................. 3

Application ............................................................................................................. 4

Review of decisions ............................................................................................... 4

Convention requirements ....................................................................................... 4

Prescribed matters ................................................................................................. 5

Port State control on operational requirements ..................................................... 6

Marine Pollutants Report Form ............................................................................ 7

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Marine Pollutants Report Form Schedule 1

Section 2

1A Name of Order

This Order is

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention — packaged harmful substances) 2009.

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1.1

1.1.1

1.1.2

Purpose and power

Purpose

Annex III of MARPOL provides regulations aimed at preventing the pollution of the sea by harmful substances carried by sea in packaged form. This Marine

Order gives effect to all or part of the following regulations of Annex III:

(a) Regulations 1 to 4, which deal with packing, marking, labelling and documentation of harmful substances;

(b) Regulations 5 and 6, which deal with the stowage of packages containing harmful substances and the limitation of quantities of such substances; and

(c) Regulation 8, which deals with port State control on operational requirements.

This Order also prescribes various matters, such as the manner of notifying an incident, for the purposes of Chapter 4 of the Navigation Act and Part IIIA of the Pollution Prevention Act.

1.2

1.2.1

1.2.1A

1.2.2

1.2.3

Power

Subsection 339(1) of the Navigation Act provides for regulations prescribing matters required or permitted to be prescribed, or that are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the Act.

Paragraph 340(1)(c) of the Navigation Act provides that the regulations may give effect to MARPOL.

Subsection 33(1) of the Pollution Prevention Act provides for regulations to be made prescribing matters:

(a) required or permitted by the Act to be prescribed; or

(b) necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the Act; and, in particular:

(c) for and in relation to giving effect to MARPOL, other than provisions of

MARPOL to which effect is given by a provision of the Act.

Subsection 342(1) of the Navigation Act and subsection 34(1) of the Pollution

Prevention Act provide that AMSA may make orders with respect to any matter for or in relation to which provision may be made by regulation.

2 Definitions

In this Order:

Annex III

means Annex III to MARPOL.

harmful substance

means a substance which is identified as a marine pollutant in the IMDG Code.

Note

Guidelines for the identification of harmful substances are set out in the Appendix to

Annex III.

IMDG Code

means the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.

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Schedule 1 Marine Pollutants Report Form

Section 4

Note

The IMDG Code as currently in force is available from the IMO website at http://www.imo.org. Information about the IMDG Code as currently in force is available in a

Marine Notice on AMSA’s website at http://www.amsa.gov.au.

packaged form

means a form of containment specified for harmful substances in the IMDG Code.

Note 1

Some terms used in this Order are defined in

Marine Order 1 (Administration) 2011

, including:

IMO

MARPOL

Navigation Act

Pollution Prevention Act.

Note 2

Other terms used in this Order are defined in the Navigation Act, including:

AMSA inspector

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.

Note 3 Information on obtaining copies of IMO resolutions and documents referred to in this

Order is available from AMSA on AMSA’s website at http://www.amsa.gov.au or by email to [email protected]

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4.1

4.2

Application

Subject to subsection 33(2A) of the Pollution Prevention Act and section 12 of the Navigation Act, this Order applies to:

(a) a non-foreign vessel:

(i) to which Annex III is expressed to apply; or

(ii) owned or operated by the Commonwealth and used, for the time being, on government non-commercial service; and

(b) a foreign vessel to which Annex III is expressed to apply.

Note

The legislation mentioned provides, in effect, that this Order does not apply to certain vessels to which MARPOL applies because of a law of a State or the Northern Territory or the

Maritime Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law.

For subsection 4.1, each of the following is a

non-foreign vessel

:

(a) a regulated Australian vessel;

(b) a domestic commercial vessel;

(c) a recreational vessel that has Australian nationality.

5 Review of decisions

A decision under section 8 is taken to be a reviewable decision for section 18 of

Marine Order 1 (Administration) 2011

.

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6.1

6.2

Convention requirements

By virtue of paragraph 340(1)(c) of the Navigation Act, regulations 1 to 6

(inclusive) of Annex III have the force of law as part of the law of the

Commonwealth.

For the purposes of paragraph 3 of regulation 4 of Annex III, AMSA is the designated organisation.

Note

A copy of the special list, manifest or stowage plan required by paragraph 3 of Regulation

4 of Annex III should be made available before departure to the inspector in charge of marine

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Section 7

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surveys for AMSA at the port of loading, or, if no such inspector is located at the port of loading, to AMSA’s inspector at the AMSA office nearest to the port of loading.

Prescribed matters

7.1 Washing substances overboard

For the purposes of subsections 26AB(6) and 26B(11) of the Pollution

Prevention Act, a substance is to be taken to have been washed overboard in accordance with the orders if the person who authorises the washing overboard, after considering the physical, chemical and biological properties of the substance, reasonably believes that washing overboard is the most appropriate manner of disposal.

7.2 Prescribed officer

For the purposes of section 26B of the Pollution Prevention Act, the following persons are prescribed officers:

(a) the General Manager, Emergency Response, in AMSA; and

(b) the Deputy CEO.

7.3

7.4

7.4.1

7.4.2

Prescribed manner of notifying an incident

For the purposes of subsections 26B(3) and 26B(5) of the Pollution Prevention

Act, an incident is notified in the prescribed manner if it is notified by:

(a) a telephone message; or

(b) a facsimile message; or

(c) a radio message; or

(d) an E-mail message conveyed either direct to the prescribed officer or through the Rescue

Coordination Centre (RCC) Australia, being a message that commences with the code letters POLREP and the name, IMO number and radio call-sign of the ship.

Note

The following are contact details for the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) Australia:

Telephone: +61 (02) 6230 6811; Freecall: 1800 641 792 (within Australia); Facsimile: +61 (0)2

6230 6868; AFTN: YSARYCYX; E-mail: [email protected]

Prescribed form

 marine pollutants report

For the purposes of subsections 26B(8) and 26B(9) of the Pollution Prevention

Act, the prescribed form for a marine pollutants report is the form set out in

Schedule 1.

Where a time is required to be specified in a marine pollutants report, it must be expressed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

7.5 Prescribed time for furnishing a report

For the purposes of subsections 26B(8) and 26B(9) of the Pollution Prevention

Act, the period of 24 hours immediately following receipt of a request for a report is the prescribed time.

Note

Provision 13 of Marine Orders Part 41 prescribes requirements to report incidents at sea involving dangerous goods that are not marine pollutants.

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Schedule 1 Marine Pollutants Report Form

Section 8

8 Port State control on operational requirements

8.1 Inspection of foreign vessels

If an inspector has clear grounds for believing that the master or crew of a vessel in a port in Australia are not familiar with essential shipboard procedures relating to the prevention of pollution by harmful substances, the inspector may inspect the vessel.

8.2

8.2.1

8.2.2

8.2.3

8.2.4

8.2.5

Detention of foreign vessels

An inspector intending to inspect a vessel under subsection 8.1 may, by order in writing addressed to the master, detain it.

When the inspector is satisfied that the vessel is able to proceed to sea without presenting an unreasonable threat of harm to the marine environment, he or she is to revoke the detention order.

The master of a vessel must comply with an order under subsection 8.2.1.

Penalty: 50 penalty units.

An offence against subsection 8.2.3 is a strict liability offence.

A person is liable to a civil penalty if the person contravenes subsection 8.2.3.

Civil penalty: 50 penalty units.

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Marine Pollutants Report Form Schedule 1

Schedule 1 Marine Pollutants Report Form

When reporting discharge or potential discharge of a marine pollutant in a packaged form, the following information is to be provided.

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R

C

D

B

M

P

Note If any of the following items of the ship reporting format are inappropriate they should be omitted from the report. These items of the standard reporting format are referred to in IMO Resolution

A.851(20) as amended by MEPC.138(53).

A Ship

name call sign/ship station identity flag

Date & time of event

Note Time must be expressed as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Position

latitude and longitude

2.

3.

4.

5.

or

true bearing and distance

Radio communications

full names of stations

Probable discharge

1. Correct technical name or names of goods

UN number or numbers

IMO hazard class or classes

Names of manufacturers of goods,

or

consignee,

or

consignor

Types of packages, including identification marks

1.

2.

3.

specify whether portable tank, freight container or other cargo transport container, including official registration marks and numbers assigned to the unit.

An estimate of the quantity and likely condition of the goods 6.

Condition of ship

1. Condition of ship

2. Ability to transfer cargo/ballast/fuel

Discharge

Correct technical name or names of goods

UN number or numbers

IMO hazard class or classes

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T

Schedule 1

4.

5.

Marine Pollutants Report Form

Names of manufacturers of goods,

or

consignee,

or

consignor

Types of packages, including identification marks

specify whether portable tank, freight container or other cargo transport container, including official registration marks and numbers assigned to the unit.

An estimate of the quantity and condition of the goods 6.

7.

8.

9.

Whether lost goods floated or sank

Whether loss is continuing

Cause of loss

Weather conditions

Give brief details of weather and sea conditions prevailing

U

X

Contact details

Name, address, telephone number and facsimile or telex number of the ship's owner and representative

Ship size and type

Action

1. Action being taken with regard to the discharge and to the movement of the ship.

2. Assistance or salvage efforts which have been requested or which have been provided by others.

3. The master of an assisting or salvaging ship should report the particulars of the action undertaken or planned.

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Notes

Notes to

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention

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Note 1

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention — packaged harmful substances) 2009

(in effect under subsection 343(2) of the

Navigation Act 2012

and in force under subsection 34(1) of the

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act

1983

) as shown in this compilation comprises

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention — packaged harmful substances) 2009

modified as indicated in the following tables.

Table of Orders

Year and number Registration date

20 November

2009

FRLI number

F2009L04163

Commencement date

1 January 2010

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Marine Order 94 (Marine pollution prevention

— packaged harmful substances) 2009

(MO 2009/8)

Marine Order 4 (Transitional modifications) 2013

(MO 2013/3)

30 May 2013 F2013L00871 1 July 2013 Section 3 and

Schedules 1-42

Table of amendments

ad. = added or inserted am. = amended rep. = repealed rs. = repealed and substituted mod. = modified

Provision affected How affected

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