Australia is a signatory to various IMO and International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions which aim to ensure ships are safe. AMSA is the statutory authority empowered to perform an enforcement function, regulating the maritime trade in Australia through the implementation of rigorous flag State control (FSC) and PSC regimes.
Ships and operators with a record of poor performance can be banned from entering or using Australian ports under section 246 of the Navigation Act 2012
MSA works with the ship owners and crew to increase awareness of areas of particular concern to improve PSC performance.
MSA endeavours to highlight any detainable deficiencies or detentions to the crew and ship owners. MSA also provides the crew and ship owners
Pre PSC Inspection: This can reduce the risk of delays and detention through improvements in operational procedures and increased crew member knowledge. MSA tailor an inspection and a report of the vessel to your need.
The MSA Pre PSC inspection covers:
Contact email@example.com to make a booking for your next Pre-PSC Survey.