Maritime Rules Part 19
Maritime transport operator - certification and responsibilities
Current version of Part 19
This rule applies to:
- every person conducting a maritime transport operation that operates in New Zealand waters or on the New Zealand coast
- For those who operate inside New Zealand waters, Part 19 applies if the ship is registered in New Zealand under the Ship Registration Act 1992; or if the ship is, or is required to be, licensed or registered in New Zealand under any applicable New Zealand fisheries law
- This Part, excluding rule 19.62(1), (2)(a), (2)(b)(ii), (2)(b)(iii), (2)(c), and (3) and rule 19.66(c)(ii), does not apply to the non-commercial use of a commercial ship during the period of the non-commercial use.
Download Maritime Rules Part 19[PDF: 103kB, 17 pages]
The purpose of Part 19 is to require maritime transport operators to develop, and operate in accordance with safety systems that are specific and appropriate to their maritime transport operation.