Commercial vessel operators

We are responsible for the effective day-to-day operation of the National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel Safety in Victoria under delegation from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).

This includes the regulation of certificates of survey, certificates of competency and certificates of safe operations.

There are general safety duties for Domestic Commercial Vessels that apply to: owners, masters, crew members, passengers, vessel designers, builders and maintenance workers. Read the factsheet here.

For more information about the national system, including access to application forms and guidance material, visit the Forms and guidance page on the AMSA website.

Commercial fisherman