Commercial vessels fees

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

(all fees effective 1 July 2017)

General

Issue of exemption: $126

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 $531
Master less than 35m
Mate less than 80m near coastal
$486
Master less than 24m near coastal
Master (inland waters)
$366
Master of vehicular ferry in chains $184
Coxswain Grade 1 near coastal $184
Coxswain Grade 2 near coastal $126
General Purpose Hand near coastal $63
Marine Engineer Class 3 near coastal $366
Marine Engine Driver Grade 1 near coastal $366
Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 near coastal $235
Marine Engine Driver Grade 3 near coastal $126
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 $126
Other certification Fee
Endorsement of Certificate - each endorsement $126
Renewal of Certificate of Competency (other than general purpose hand) $126
Renewal of Certificate of Competency for general purpose hand $63
Issue of duplicate or replacement Certificate of Competency $126

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) $158
All classes where prototype approval has not been given - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $328
Prototype plan assessment Fee
All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $158
All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $328
Survey - Initial, where prototype approval has been given Fee
All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $82
All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $154
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) $82
All classes - from 7.5 metres (rate per metre) $154
Survey - Periodic Fee
All classes - less than or equal to 7.5 metres in length (rate per metre) $54
All classes - from 7.5 metres up to and including 15 metres in length (rate per metre) $79
All classes – greater than 15 metres in length (rate per metre) $95
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
$154/hr
Outside normal working hours (rate per hour including travel, minimum fee is $294) $76/hr
Audit of Safety Management System (rate per meter) $24
Survey - Admin Fee
Issue of a duplicate Certificate of Survey - fee per class $44
Load Line Fee
Issue of new load line certificate or further certificate $358
Periodic Load Line Inspection - second to fourth year $120

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

Item Fee (annual)
Personal Watercraft (PWC) - Exemption $126
Class 3 Fishing Vessel $83
Other vessels up to 3 meters length $65
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) $221
Additional fee for powered vessels – Initial and annual thereafter $89 (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 2017)

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 $16.30 $32.60 $48.90
Bulk $11.50 $22.80 $34.20

Commuter Wharf Fees

Permit/Voucher Type Surveyed vessel passenger capacity 12 months duration 6 months duration
Regular Use Permit Small Up to 50 $310 $155
Regular Use Permit Large More than 50 $41,347 $20,673
Voucher Pack (book of 10) Up to 80 $114 N/A
Voucher pack (book of 10) 81-150 $227 N/A
Voucher pack (book of 10) More than 150 $341 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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