List of all rules

All in-force maritime and marine protection rules are listed below.

Rules are grouped into functional categories. Please either scroll down this page or pick from a category on your left. Click on the maritime rule part number to learn more about an individual rule.

Contact us for further information

Questions and general enquiries about the maritime and marine protection rules should be directed to:
rules@maritimenz.govt.nz

 

Maritime rules

Rules relating to ship operations

 

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Part 19

Maritime transport operator - certification and responsibilities

Part 20

Operating Limits

Part 21

Safe Ship Management Systems

Part 22

Collision Prevention

Part 23

Operational Procedures and Training

Part 24A

Carriage of Cargoes – Dangerous Goods

Part 24B

Carriage of Cargoes – Stowage and Securing

Part 24C

Carriage of Cargoes – Specific Cargoes

Part 24D

Carriage of Cargoes – Convention Containers

Part 24E

Carriage of Cargoes – Offshore Containers

Part 25

Nautical Charts and Publications

 

Rules relating to ships' personnel

 

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Part 31

Crewing and Watchkeeping

Part 32

Ships' Personnel - Qualifications

Part 34

Medical Standards

Part 35

Training and Examinations

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Rules relating to design, construction and equipment

 

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Maritime rule part title

Part 40A

Design, Construction and Equipment – Non-SOLAS Passenger Ships

Part 40B

Design, Construction and Equipment – SOLAS Ships

Part 40C

Design, Construction and Equipment – Non-SOLAS Non- Passenger Ships

Part 40D

Design, Construction and Equipment – Fishing Ships

Part 40E

Design, Construction and Equipment – Sailing Ships

Part 40F

Design, Construction and Equipment – Hovercraft

Part 40G

Design, Construction and Equipment – Others

Part 41

Anchors and Chain Cables

Part 42A

Safety Equipment – Lifesaving Appliance Performance Standards

Part 42B

Safety Equipment – Fire Appliance Performance Standards

Part 43

Radio

Part 44

Surveyor responsibilities and survey, certification, and maintenance for ships in maritime transport operations

Part 45

Navigational Equipment

Part 46

Maintenance and Surveys

Part 47

Load Lines

Part 48

Tonnage Measurement

Part 49

Ships' Lifting Appliances

 

Rules relating to health, safety and welfare of ships' personnel

 

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Part 50

Medical Stores

Part 51

Crew Accommodation

Part 53

Pilot Safety

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Rules relating to documentation

 

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Part 73

Logbooks

 

Rules relating to marine craft

 

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Part 80

Marine Craft Involved in Adventure Tourism

Part 81

Commercial Rafting Operations

Part 82

Commercial Jet Boat Operations - River

 

Rules relating to pilotage

 

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Part 90

Pilotage

 

Rules relating to navigation safety and water recreation

 

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Part 91

Navigation Safety Rules

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Marine protection rules

Rules relating to ship operations

 

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Part 100

Port Reception Facilities – Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances and Garbage

Part 101A

Surveys and Inspections – Oil

Part 101B

Surveys and Inspections – Noxious Liquid Substances Carried in Bulk

Part 102

Certificates of Insurance and Amendment

Part 103

Notifications – Oil and Noxious Liquid Substances

Part 120

Discharge of Oil

Part 121A

Ship Design and Construction – Oil Tankers

Part 121B

Ship Design and Construction – Ships other than Oil Tankers

Part 122

Marine Protection Products – Oil

Part 123A

Documents – Oil

Part 123B

Documents (Record Books and Manuals)

Part 124

Offshore Installations (REVOKED)

Part 125

Shipboard Operations – Oil

Part 130A

Shipboard Marine Oil Spill Contingency Plans

Part 130B

Oil Transfer Site Marine Oil Spill Contingency Plans

Part 130C

Regional Marine Oil Spill Contingency Plans

Part 132

Dispersants & Demulsifiers

Part 140

Discharge of Noxious Liquid Substances Carried in Bulk

Part 141

Ship Design, Construction, Equipment and Operation – Chemical Carriers

Part 142A

Documents (Certificates) – Noxious Liquid Substances

Part 142B

Documents (Record Books and Manuals) – Noxious Liquid Substances

Part 143

Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans for Noxious Liquid Substances

Part 150

Carriage of Cargoes – Harmful Substances Carried in Packaged Form

Part 160

Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships in the Antarctic Treaty Area

Part 170

Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships & Offshore Installations

Part 180

Dumping of Waste or Other Matter

Part 190

Mandatory Ships Routeing

Part 200

Offshore Installations – Discharges