Maritime Rules Part 48

Tonnage Measurement

Current version of Part 48

This rule applies to:

  • New Zealand ships of 24 metres or more in length
  • all such commercial ships and to other ships which are to be registered in Part A of the New Zealand Register of Ships
  • ships of the New Zealand Defence Force which are 24 metres or more in length.

Download Maritime Rules Part 48[PDF: 204kB, 17 pages]

Part 48 requires certain New Zealand ships of 24 metres or more in length to be measured for tonnage and issued with a tonnage certificate.

The tonnage measurement and tonnage certificate requirements in this part implement New Zealand’s obligations under the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships 1969.

Advisory circulars

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Part 48 advisory circular

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Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 48

2014

Amendment

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

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 395kB, 22 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 (Various Amendments) Rules 2009, Parts 21-80, in 2009.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2009 [PDF: 102kB, 11 pages]

2008

Amendment

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

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

2007

Advisory Circular

An advisory circular was published describing Part 48.

Part 48 Advisory Circular 2007 [PDF: 495kB, 17 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]

1998

New part comes into force

Part 48 entered into force on 15 October 1998.

New part signed

Part 48 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 10 September 1998.

Part 48: Original rule [PDF: 2.08MB, 24 pages]