Maritime and marine protection rules
- Ship operations (11 rules) Parts 19 to 25show maritime rules relating to ship operations
- Ship personnel (4 rules) Parts 31 to 35show maritime rules relating to ship personnel
- Design, construction and equipment (17 rules) Parts 40A to 49show maritime rules relating to design, construction and equipment
- Health, safety and welfare of ships’ personnel (4 rules) Parts 50 to 53show maritime rules relating to health, safety and welfare of ships personnel
- Documentation (1 rule) Part 73show maritime rules relating to documentation
- Marine craft (2 rules) Parts 81 to 82show maritime rules relating to marine craft
- Pilotage (1 rule) Part 90show maritime rules relating to pilotage
- Navigation Safety Rules (1 rule) Part 91show maritime rules relating to navigation safety rules
Marine protection rules
- General marine protection(5 rules) Parts 100 to 103show general marine protection rules
- Oil pollution prevention (7 rules) Parts 120 to 125show marine protection rules relating to oil pollution prevention
- Planning and response to marine oil spills (5 rules) Parts 130A to 132show marine protection rules relating to planning and response to marine oil spills
- Noxious liquid substances pollution prevention (5 rules) Parts 140 to 143show marine protection rules relating to noxious liquid substances pollution prevention
- Other harmful substances pollution prevention (3 rules) Parts 150 to 170show marine protection rules relating to other harmful substances pollution prevention
- Other marine protection rules (3 rules) Parts 180 to 300show marine protection rules other marine protection
Updates from IMO
Learn about the latest standards being developed for the world shipping industry.
Latest rule updates
The 2016 rule amendments correct minor errors contained in the rules to make them easier and clearer to read and understand.
About the rules
Maritime and marine protection rules contain detailed technical standards and procedures and form part of New Zealand’s maritime law.