Commercial vessels fees

Commercial vessel fees are charged in accordance with Schedule 12 of the Marine Safety Regulation 2016.

(all fees effective 1 July 2016)

General

    Issue of exemption: $124

      Certification fees

      In addition to the fees listed here, customers will be invoiced for all reasonable costs associated with an examination conducted at a time or place other than that at which an examiner is normally engaged in official duties. This may include costs related to travel and/ or accommodation. For information on reasonable costs, please contact us.

      Qualification Fee
      Master less than 80m near coastal $524
      Master less than 35m
      Mate less than 80m near coastal
      $479
      Master less than 24m near coastal
      Master (inland waters)
      $361
      Master of vehicular ferry in chains $181
      Coxswain Grade 1 near coastal $181
      Coxswain Grade 2 near coastal $124
      General Purpose Hand near coastal $62
      Marine Engineer Class 3 near coastal $361
      Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 near coastal $361
      Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 near coastal $235
      Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 near coastal $124
      Notes:
      1. Half of the above fee is to be paid while making the application for all qualifications except ‘General Purpose Hand Near Coastal’. Balance of the fee is to be paid prior to booking for final assessment.
      2. For a ‘General Purpose Hand Near Coastal’ qualification, full fee is payable on application.

       

      Exam Fee
      Additional Oral Exam for a Certificate of Competency $124
      Other certification Fee
      Endorsement of Certificate - each endorsement $124
      Renewal of Certificate of Competency (other than general purpose hand) $124
      Renewal of Certificate of Competency for general purpose hand $62
      Issue of duplicate or replacement Certificate of Competency $124

      Survey fees

      Survey - Initial Fee
      All classes where prototype approval has not been given - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $156
      All classes where prototype approval has not been given - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $323
      Prototype plan assessment Fee
      All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $156
      All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $323
      Survey - Initial, where prototype approval has been given Fee
      All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $81
      All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $152
      Survey – Initial, where the vessel has a class certificate from a recognised Classification Society (refer Part B, NSCV) Fee
      All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $81
      All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $152
      Survey - Periodic Fee
      All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres in length (rate per metre) $53
      All classes - from 7.5 metres up to and including 15 metres in length (rate per metre) $78
      All classes – greater than 15 metres in length (rate per metre) $94
      Other inspections/survey Fee

      Other Inspections and assessments carried out in connection with a survey certificate, such as:

      • An inspection to check compliance with an improvement notice
      • Assessment of equivalent solutions for vessel design and construction
      $152/hr
      Outside normal working hours (rate per hour including travel, minimum fee is $294) $75/hr
      Audit of Safety Management System (rate per meter) $24
      Survey - Admin Fee
      Issue of a duplicate Certificate of Survey - fee per class $43
      Load Line Fee
      Issue of new load line certificate or further certificate $353
      Periodic Load Line Inspection - second to fourth year $118

      Certificate of Operation fees for vessels other than hire and drive under 7.5m

      Item Fee (annual)
      Personal Watercraft (PWC) $324
      Class 3 Fishing Vessel $82
      Other vessels up to 3 meters length $64
      Per half meter thereafter * $10

      Certificate of Operation fees for Hire and drive vessels under 7.5m

      Item Fee
      Application fee (initial once-only fee) $218
      Additional fee for powered vessels – Initial and annual thereafter $88 (per vessel)
      Additional fee for unpowered vessels - Initial and annual thereafter $30 (per vessel)
      Exclusive Use of Waters fee - annual Available upon application

      Wharf access fees

      (effective 1 July 2016)

      Charter Wharf Fees - price per timeslot

      Booking type Surveyed vessel passenger capacity - up to 80 Surveyed vessel passenger capacity - 81-150 Surveyed vessel passenger capacity - more than 150
      Ad-hoc $16.10 $32.10 $48.20
      Bulk $11.30 $22.50 $33.70

      Commuter Wharf Fees

      Permit/Voucher Type Surveyed vessel passenger capacity 12 months duration 6 months duration
      Regular Use Permit Small Up to 50 $306 $153
      Regular Use Permit Large More than 50 $40,764 $20,382
      Voucher Pack (book of 10) Up to 80 $112 N/A
      Voucher pack (book of 10) 81-150 $224 N/A
      Voucher pack (book of 10) More than 150 $336 N/A

      Note:

      1. All prices include GST
      2. Surveyed vessel passenger capacity is the maximum passenger capacity of the vessel for smooth water operations as expressed on the vessel’s Certificate of Survey and Operation.

       

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