Maritime New Zealand works with owners and operators to ensure that ships in our waters meet national and international safety requirements.
These requirements cover, for example, health and safety, port safety and security, safety inspections and safety messages. Use the links below to learn more about each topic.
Health and safety onboard
Health and Safety in Employment Act
Code of safe working practices for merchant seafarers
Safety equipment for lifesaving and fire fighting
Fatigue management to reduce accidents
Safe practices on the waterfront