Maritime Rules Part 45

Navigational Equipment

Current version of Part 45

This rule applies to:

  • any New Zealand commercial ship.

Download Maritime Rules Part 45[PDF: 282kB, 22 pages]

Part 45 contains requirements relating to the provision of navigational equipment including compasses on commercial ships. It incorporates the requirements for shipborne navigational equipment contained in Chapter V of SOLAS 74 and similar equipment requirements for non-SOLAS ships.

The criteria for the recognition by the Director of Maritime NZ of persons as compass adjusters is also contained in this Part.

Advisory circulars

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Part 45 advisory circular

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Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 45

2016

Amendment

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

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

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 in July 2016.

Maritime Rules Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 [PDF: 338kB, 29 pages]

2014

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments in July 2014.

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments [PDF: 395kB, 22 pages]

Amendment

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

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

2008

Amendment

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

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

2004

Amendment

This part was first amended by Maritime Rules Parts 20-90 in 2004.

Maritime Rules Amendments to Parts 20-90 2004 [PDF: 224kB, 44 pages]

2000

New part comes into force

Part 45 entered into force on 1 February 2000.

1999

New part signed

Part 45 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 17 October 1999.

Part 45: Original rule [PDF: 3.69MB, 37 pages]