Report a marine incident

Emergency services are the first point of contact, but Maritime Safety Victoria must then be informed

  • Always dial 000 in an emergency
  • If an incident has occurred but you are not in immediate danger, report it to Victoria Police on 1800 135 729

If you are an owner/master of a recreational vessel involved in a marine incident, click here to find out what your responsibilities are.

If you are the owner/master of a Domestic Commercial Vessel (DCV) involved in a marine incident, you are required to supply Maritime Safety Victoria (the AMSA delegate in Victoria) with a written marine incident report within 72 hours of becoming aware of the incident. Find out more here