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Australian Maritime Safety Authority
25 Constitution Avenue Canberra ACT
GPO Box 2181 Canberra City 2601
Tel: +61 02 6279 5933
Fax: +61 02 6279 5026
The certification procedure is explained in full on the Australian Maritime Safety Authority website
Also available is the "Application For Certificate of Insurance" form on their web site, which can be found athttp://www.amsa.gov.au/Forms/AMSA350B.pdf
AMSA will accept electronic blue cards issued by IG Clubs and will issue certificates to vessels registered in non-State parties if a certificate has not already been obtained from another party and the vessel will be entering an Australian port.
AMSA initially indicated that Australian registered ships will be required to have a Bunkers Certificate issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) even if they have already obtained a certificate from another country that is a party the Bunkers Convention. After concerns raised by the Secretariat, AMSA has agreed that that Australian registered owners do not need to obtain Australian issued Bunkers certificates for 09/10 policy year if they are already in possession of a certificate issued by another State party. The onus is on the owner and their Club to ensure the Certificate they already maintain on board is valid.Contact Details in respect of Bunkers convention Certification
Administration and Information Co-ordinator,
Australian Maritime Safety Authority,
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601,
Tel: +61 02 6279 5933
Fax: +61 02 6279 5026Miscellaneous
There is a fee of $A70 for issuing new certificates, a fee of $A40 will apply to renewals.Last updated: 20th May 2009
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