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General shipping safety

Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand leaflet [PDF: 493Kb, 10 pages]

Coastal voyage form [PDF: 114Kb, 1 page]

Radio handbook: Your guide to marine communication [PDF: 967Kb, 68 pages]

VHF marine channel allocation - sticker [PDF: 103Kb, 1 page]

Radio distress calling - sticker [PDF: 102Kb, 1 page]

Map of VHF coverage and working channels for New Zealand [PDF: 279Kb, 1 page]
Crossing the bar [PDF: 33Kb, 1 page]

New Zealand’s system of buoys and beacons [PDF: 321Kb, 28 pages]

A guide to fishing vessel stability - A4 format [PDF: 2.28Mb, 32 pages]

A guide to fishing vessel stability - booklet format [PDF: 2.17Mb, 16 pages]

Application to install, alter or remove an aid to navigation [PDF: 92Kb, 1 page]

 

Health and safety

Health & safety - a guide [PDF: 1.8Mb, 37 pages]

A guide to the Health & Safety in Employment Act [PDF: 711Kb, 141 pages]

Code of safe working practices for merchant seafarers [PDF: 8.6Mb, 199 pages]

Code of practice for health and safety in port operations [PDF: 477Kb, 25 pages]

Port State Control annual report: 2008 [PDF: 590Kb, 16 pages]

Safety guidelines for passenger and non-passenger vessels [PDF: 4.03Mb, 129 pages]

Safety guidelines for small commercial fishing vessels [FishSAFE]

Safety guidelines: commercial kayaking and canoeing operations [PDF:113Kb, 6 pages]

Safety guidelines: commercial white water boarding operations, April 2011 [PDF: 226Kb, 28 pages]

Barge stability guidelines [PDF: 265Kb, 10 pages]

Waka Ama Safety Rules[PDF: 721Kb, 34 pages]

Understanding fatigue [PDF: 76Kb, 2 pages]

Wheelhouse fatigue checklist [PDF: 52Kb, 1 page]

Fatigue management for charter boats [PDF: 368Kb, 24 pages]

Fatigue management for fishing boats [PDF: 376Kb, 28 pages]

Fatigue management for work boats [PDF: 364Kb, 24 pages]

Fatigue management for harbour ferries [PDF: 364Kb, 24 pages]

Fatigue tools for vessel owners [PDF: 330Kb, 40 pages]

Fatigue posters [PDF: 180Kb, 5 pages]

Fatigue advisor resource [PDF: 700Kb, 62 pages]

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MOSS

Read the brochure: MOSS Entry Guide [PDF: 1.16Mb, 2 pages]

 

Maritime Transport Operator Certificate (MTOC)

Applying for a Maritime Transport Operator Certificate - application guidance [PDF: 261Kb, 15 pages]

Maritime Transport Operator Certificate application form [PDF: 323Kb, 18 pages]

Fit and proper person form [PDF: 50Kb, 6 pages]

Consent to disclosure of information form [PDF: 83Kb, 1 page]

 

Maritime Transport Operator Plan (operator plan)

Maritime Transport Operator Plan (MTOP) template [DOCX: 130Kb, 17 pages]

Developing a Maritime Transport Operator Plan (MTOP) – guidance for operators [PDF: 166Kb, 35 pages]

Maintenance plan template [DOCX: 172Kb, 21 pages]

Developing a maintenance plan – guidance for operators [PDF: 166Kb, 35 pages]

Survey plan template [DOCX: 156Kb, 16 pages]

Developing a survey plan – guidance for operators [PDF: 100Kb, 15 pages]

Spare parts list template [DOCX: 156Kb, 16 pages]

Safety equipment list template [DOCX: 156Kb, 16 pages]

 

MOSS resources for surveyors

MOSS resources for surveyors can be found in the list of surveyor resources below.

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Safety management systems

SSM forms

Fit and proper person form [PDF: 50Kb, 6 pages]

Application for recognition as surveyor form - MAR MSS 127 [PDF: 108Kb, 9 pages]

Guidelines for applying for an exemption [PDF: 47Kb, 5 pages]

Exemption request form - maritime rules [PDF: 33Kb, 4 pages]

Exemption request form - marine protection rules [PDF: 33Kb, 4 pages]

Exemption request form - seafarers [PDF: 33Kb, 4 pages]

Safe ship management: your guide to entry [PDF: 628Kb, 26 pages]

A guide to Maritime Certificates and Documents [PDF: 287Kb, 13 pages]

Application for MNZ Number / SOP unique ID Number – MAR MSS 137 [PDF: 33Kb, 4 pages]

Application for issue/re-issue of an SSM certificate – MAR MSS 152 [PDF: 43Kb, 1 page]

SSM certificate application checklist – MAR MSS 150 [PDF: 51Kb, 2 pages]

SSM entry, SMS initial audit checklist – MAR MSS 151 [PDF: 51Kb, 2 pages]

 

Specified limits permit

Specified limits permit application form [PDF: 122Kb, 4 pages]

Specified limits plan template [PDF: 164Kb, 17 pages]

Developing a specified limits plan guidance [PDF: 180Kb, 11 pages]

 

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Surveyors

Surveyor Recognition Framework [PDF: 247Kb, 18 pages]

Surveying under MOSS [PDF: 200Kb, 11 pages]

Applying for recognition as a surveyor - guidance [PDF: 196Kb, 9 pages]

Applying for recognition as a surveyor form [PDF: 173Kb, 8 pages]

Fit and proper person form [PDF: 50Kb, 6 pages]

Consent to disclosure of information form [PDF: 83Kb, 1 page]

 

Loadline forms

Application for a New Zealand Loadline Certificate (24m and over) [PDF: 72Kb, 2 pages]

Application for a New Zealand Loadline Certificate (Section 1) [PDF: 73Kb, 2 pages]

Application for a New Zealand Loadline Certificate (Section 2) [PDF: 73Kb, 2 pages]

Application for a New Zealand Loadline Certificate (Section 3) [PDF: 73Kb, 2 pages]

Application for an International Loadline (Non-SOLAS) Certificate [PDF: 94Kb, 2 pages]

 

Tonnage forms

Application and surveyors report - international tonnage certificate (ITC) [PDF: 84Kb, 4 pages]

Surveyors tonnage certificate [PDF: 71Kb, 2 pages]

 

Minimum safe crewing forms

Application for a minimum safe crewing document (MSCD) [PDF: 118Kb, 7 pages]

Advisory notes to application for an MSCD [PDF: 35Kb, 2 pages]

 

Other surveyor resources

Guidance for vessel operators affected by Survey Nelson Ltd (SNL) decision [PDF: 31Kb, 1 pages]

Vessel Type and Description Flowchart [PDF: 72Kb, 1 page]

Code of deficiencies, actions taken codes [PDF: 80Kb, 1 page]

Advisory notes, SMS initial audit [PDF: 45Kb, 5 pages]

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Guidelines for seafarer certificates and endorsements

SeaCert – Your Guide [PDF: 689Kb, 2 pages]

Guide to sea service [PDF: 485Kb, 33 pages]

Seafarer Certification and Operational Limits Framework [PDF: 1.98Mb, 104 pages]

 

Masters and mates

Chief Mate Yacht [PDF: 267Kb, 25 pages]

Master Yacht [PDF: 146Kb, 25 pages]

Master Yacht less than 500GT (Master Yacht <500GT) [PDF: 263Kb, 24 pages]

Master Yacht less than 24 metres (Master Yacht <24m ) [PDF: 216Kb, 20 pages]

Master [PDF: 262Kb, 24 pages]

Master on Ships less than 500GT in the near coastal area (Master <500GT NC) [PDF: 260Kb, 23 pages]

Master on Ships less than 500GT (Master <500GT) [PDF: 261Kb, 24 pages]

Master on a ship less than 3000GT (Master <3000GT) [PDF: 252Kb, 20 pages]

Chief Mate [PDF: 259Kb, 23 pages]

Chief Mate on Ships less than 3000GT (Chief mate <3000GT) [PDF: 262Kb, 22 pages]

Watchkeeper Deck [PDF: 279Kb, 29 pages]

Watchkeeper Deck on ships less than 500GT in the near-coastal area (Watchkeeper deck <500GT NC) [PDF: 261Kb, 23 pages]

Mate Fishing Vessel – unlimited (MFV-U) [PDF: 260Kb, 22 pages]

Mate Fishing Vessel – limited (MFV ) [PDF: 256Kb, 21 pages]

Skipper Fishing Vessel – unlimited (SFV-U) [PDF: 261Kb, 23 pages]

Skipper Fishing Vessel – limited (SFV) [PDF: 257Kb, 22 pages]

Skipper Restricted Limits (SRL) [PDF: 224Kb, 30 pages]

Skipper Coastal Offshore (SCO) [PDF: 245Kb, 22 pages]

 

Marine engineers

Electro-technical Officer (ETO) [PDF: 258Kb, 24 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 1 (MEC 1) [PDF: 294Kb, 24 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 2 (MEC 2) [PDF: 349Kb, 21 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 2 on ships less than 3000kW (MEC 2 <3000kW) [PDF: 349Kb, 21 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 2 endorsed as Chief Engineer (MEC 2 ECE) [PDF: 295Kb, 22 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 3 (MEC 3) [PDF: 137Kb, 18 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 4 (MEC 4) [PDF: 137Kb, 18 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 5 (MEC 5) [PDF: 268Kb, 25 pages]

Marine Engineer Class 6 (MEC 6) [PDF: 292Kb, 22 pages]

 

Deck and ratings

Able Seafarer Deck (AB Deck) [PDF: 262Kb, 23 pages]

Transition from Able Seaman to Able Seafarer (Deck) certificate

Able Seafarer Engine (AB Engine) [PDF: 256Kb, 21 pages]

Electro-technical Rating (ETR) [PDF: 256Kb, 23 pages]

Deck Watch Rating (DWR) [PDF:261Kb, 23 pages]

Engine Room Watch Rating (EWR) [PDF:261Kb, 22 pages]

Integrated Rating (IR) [PDF:247Kb, 19 pages]

Advanced Deckhand – Fishing (ADH-F) [PDF:256Kb, 22 pages]

Qualified Deck Crew (QDC) [PDF:234Kb, 19 pages]

 

Endorsements and other certificates

Endorsements for national certificates [PDF: 267Kb, 24 pages, updated 8/7/2014]

Temporary seasonal endorsement for SRL [PDF: 312Kb, 2 pages, updated 8/7/2014]

Tanker (for oil and chemical tankers or for liquefied gas tankers) [PDF: 175Kb, 21 pages]

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) radio operator [PDF: 241Kb, 19 pages]

Radio officer [PDF: 242Kb, 18 pages]

 

Transition guidelines

Transitioning to new certificates [PDF: 236Kb, 27 pages]

Transition from NZOM STCW-95 with unit standards to Master <500GT [PDF: 215Kb, 25 pages]

Summary of sea experience for transition to a new certificate [PDF:187Kb, 2 pages]

 

Renewal guidelines

Renewing STCW-F certificates [PDF: 226Kb, 19 pages]

Renewing STCW certificates [PDF: 252Kb, 25 pages]

Renewal of national certificates of competency and endorsements [PDF: 232Kb, 20 pages]

Renewal of certificates of proficiency [PDF: 211Kb, 15 pages]

 

Forms

Seafarer certificate application form [PDF: 166Kb, 11 pages]

Seafarer certificate pre-assessment form [PDF: 146Kb, 8 pages]

Recognition of Australian seafarer certificates application form [PDF: 62Kb, 5 pages]

Recognition of non-New Zealand seafarer certificates application form [PDF: 108Kb, 5 pages]

Fit and proper person form [PDF: 50Kb, 7 pages]

Consent to disclosure of information form [PDF: 83Kb, 3 pages]

Authority to act as an agent form [PDF: 139Kb, 4 pages]

Employer's declaration form [PDF: 104Kb, 2 pages]

Criminal records (Clean Slate) Act 2004 form [PDF: 124Kb, 2 pages]

Deck officer testimonial (yacht) [PDF: 105Kb, pages]

Chief engineer’s reference form [PDF: 88Kb, 1 page]

Statutory declaration - qualifying service form [PDF: 105Kb, 1 page]

Certificate of sea service [PDF: 103Kb, 1 page]

Steering certificate [PDF: 99Kb, 1 page]

Compass declaration form [PDF:601Kb, 2 pages]

Summary of sea service: Deck certificates [PDF: 75Kb, 2 pages]

Summary of sea service: Engineering certificates [PDF:75Kb, 2 pages]

Summary of sea service: Chief mate and master yacht certificates [PDF:75Kb, 2 pages]

Summary of sea experience for transition to a new certificate [PDF:187Kb, 2 pages]

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Ship registration

Registration forms for Part A only

*To request any forms that are not available here, please email: ship.registration@maritimenz.govt.nz.

Appointment/change of representative person (form SR1) [PDF: 105Kb, 3 pages]

Application for Registration of Ship in Part A (form SR2) [PDF: 166Kb, 12 pages]

Application for Registration of Ship (or Renewal of Registration) in Part B of Register (form SR3) [PDF: 338Kb, 11 pages]

Declaration of Ownership and Nationality of Transfer (form SR4) [PDF: 200Kb, 5 pages]

Declaration by Charterer (form SR5) [PDF: 214Kb, 5 pages]

SR6 Application for Change of Name or Port of Registry of Registered Ship [PDF: 173Kb, 3 pages]

Application for Provisional Certificate of Registry (form SR9) – please request this form*

Application for Temporary Pass (form SR11) – please request this form*

Declaration of Transmission (form SR13) [PDF: 188Kb, 5 pages]

Bill of Sale (form SR14) [PDF: 191Kb, 4 pages]

Mortgage (to secure account current) (form SR16) [PDF: 186Kb, 6 pages]

Mortgage (to secure principal sum and interest) (form SR 17) [PDF: 66Kb, 5 pages]

Variation of Priority of Mortgages (form SR18) [PDF: 128Kb, 3 pages]

Alteration of Terms of Mortgage by Endorsement (form SR19) [PDF: 192Kb, 3 pages]

Register a caveat (form SR21) [PDF: 96Kb, 4 pages]

Withdraw of caveat (form SR22) [PDF: 162Kb, 3 pages]

Builder's Certificate (form SR23) [PDF: 178Kb, 4 pages]

Carving and Marking Note Part A over 24m (form SR24) – please request this form*

Carving and Marking Note Part A under 24m (form SR24A) – please request this form*

Carving and Marking Note Part A pleasure (form SR25) – please request this form*

Application for new Certificate of Registry/Certificate of Registration (form SR26) [PDF: 92Kb, 1 page]

Declaration for Absence of Certain Documents (form SR27) [PDF: 185Kb, 5 pages]

Declaration of Identity (form SR29) [PDF: 96Kb, 1 page]

Methods of Execution by a Company acceptable to the Registrar of Ships (form SR30) [PDF: 86Kb, 2 pages]

Application for Closure of Registration (form SR32) [PDF: 112Kb, 1 page]

 

Registration forms for Part B only

Application for Registration of Ship (or Renewal of Registration) in Part B of Register (form SR3) [PDF: 338Kb, 11 pages]

Application for Change of Name or Port of Registry of Registered Ship (form SR6) [PDF: 173Kb, 3 pages]

Application for new Certificate of Registry/Certificate of Registration (form SR26) [PDF: 92Kb, 1 page]

Methods of Execution by a Company acceptable to the Registrar of Ships (form SR30) [PDF: 86Kb, 2 pages]

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Accident reporting

Accident, incident or serious harm injury reporting forms


or download a printable form

 

Ports and harbours

New Zealand port and harbour marine safety code [PDF: 579Kb, 37 pages]

Port and harbour risk assessment and safety management systems in New Zealand [PDF: 572Kb, 68 pages]

Port State Control annual report: 2008 [PDF: 652Kb, 16 pages]

Providing aids to navigation in New Zealand [PDF: 529Kb, 23 pages]

Good practice for hydrographic surveys in New Zealand ports and harbours [PDF: 452Kb, 19 pages]

Environmental factors affecting safe access and operations within New Zealand ports and harbours [PDF: 1Mb, 70 pages]

Guidelines for aquaculture management areas and marine farms [PDF: 184Kb, 19 pages]

Safety management of power line waterway crossings [PDF: 871Kb, 16 pages]