Consultation and development
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Current consultations and development
MARPOL Annex VI - Prevention of Air Pollution from ShipsPublic consultation is now open for the proposed Marine Protection Rule Part 199: Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships (the proposed rules).
New Zealand Marine Oil Spill Response StrategyIn accordance with section 283 of the Maritime Transport Act, the New Zealand Marine Oil Spill Response Strategy is undergoing its five-yearly review.
Amendments to maritime rules to implement the Cape Town AgreementMaritime NZ is inviting you to comment on the proposed maritime rules Part 404 and consequential rule amendments to implement a global treaty on fishing vessel safety.
Amendments to Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules: International ConventionsMaritime NZ invites comment on proposed amendments to Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules.
Amendments to Maritime Rules Part 90: PilotageMaritime NZ invited comment on proposed amendments to Maritime Rules Part 90: Pilotage.
Good Practice Guidelines for Hydrographic Surveys in NZ Ports and HarboursLand Information New Zealand (LINZ) and Maritime New Zealand were updating guidelines on how hydrographic surveys are conducted.
Proposed amendments to the financial security regime for offshore installationsThe Ministry of Transport sought submissions on working drafts of the revised marine protection rules parts 102 and 131.
Certificates of insurance draft guidelinesMaritime NZ is seeking feedback on guidelines for owners of offshore installations obtaining insurance cover.
Oil spill contingency plans and oil pollution prevention certification draft guidelinesMaritime NZ is seeking feedback on guidelines for owners of offshore installations subject to the requirements of Marine Protection Rules Part 131.
Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules (Domestic Omnibus) Amendments 2019Maritime NZ invited submissions on the proposed Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules (Domestic Omnibus) Amendment.
Mid-Point Review of the Oil Pollution LevyMaritime NZ undertook a mid-point review of the Oil Pollution Levy 2016/2022.
How to have your say
The details of how to make a submission and other opportunities to engage (eg by coming to a public meeting) are included in our consultation documents.
For each consultation we include:
- the submission deadline
- where to send your feedback
- who to address your feedback to
- who to contact for help
- our process for considering submissions and the timing of this.
In general, any individual, group or organisation can provide feedback on our public consultations. Your submissions must be in writing and sent to us by email, post, courier or fax.
We need to receive your feedback before the deadline, for it to be included. After we get your submission, we will let you know within three business days that we have received it.
You need to include whether your submission comes from you as an individual, or if you are representing a company or other organisation. Remember to name the company or organisation you represent and include your contact details.
Your opinion is important to us, so please make sure that your views are clearly explained, you are as brief as possible and that your writing is easy to read – if hand written.
How we use your feedback
How we use your feedback depends on what we are consulting on. Refer to the consultation documents for these details.