Maritime Rules Part 40F

Design, Construction & Equipment - Hovercraft

Current version of Part 40F

This rule is made up of:

  • Section 1, which applies to:
    • hovercraft defined as those carrying more than 12 persons or more than 1000 kgs payload
  • Section 2, which applies to:
    • smaller craft carrying 12 persons or less and not more than 1000 kgs payload.

Download Maritime Rules Part 40F[PDF: 423kB, 24 pages]

Part 40F is divided into two sections.

Section 1 deals with larger hovercraft defined as those carrying more than 12 persons or more than 1000 kgs payload. Generally the requirements for these craft will be the relevant international or national standards incorporated by reference.

Section 2 deals with smaller craft carrying 12 persons or less and not more than 1000 kgs payload.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 40F

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 in November 2016.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 [PDF: 286kB, 15 pages]

2015

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015 [PDF: 393kB, 15 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 406kB, 15 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014 in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 366kB, 18 pages]

2014

Amendment

This part was amended by Part 40A, Part 40C, Part 40D, Part 40E, Part 40F, and Part 42A: Amendment 2014 in August 2014.

Part 40A, Part 40C, Part 40D, Part 40E, Part 40F, and Part 42A: Amendment 2014 [PDF: 437kB, 23 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments in 2014.

Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 378kB, 14 pages]

2011

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011, in 2011.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011 [PDF: 948kB, 15 pages]

2009

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules (Various Amendments) Parts 21 - 80 in 2009.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2009 [PDF: 104kB, 11 pages]

2008

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Parts 20-91 in 2008.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Parts 20-91 2008 [PDF: 466kB, 69 pages]

2004

New part comes into force

Part 40F entered into force on 27 May 2004.

New part signed

Part 40F was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 26 April 2004.

Part 40F: Original Rule [PDF: 2.61MB, 39 pages]