Commercial vessels

Find out everything you need to know about the safe and correct construction, modification and operation of commercial vessels for use in the navigable waters of the State and seas adjacent to the State of Western Australia.

Ports Handbook

Ports Handbook 2015/16 - available now

The Ports Handbook provides information about Western Australia's ports for the 2015/16 financial year.

Find out more about the Ports Handbook

Commercial rules and regulations


Read more about: Commercial rules and regulations

Find out about national and state commercial shipping rules and regulations.

Commercial vessel safety


Read more about: Commercial vessel safety

Find out about guidelines for safe operation of commercial vessels in Western Australia, such as operational limits and manning requirements.

Certificates of competency


Read more about: Certificates of competency

Find out about certificates of competency for commercial seafarers in Western Australia-who needs one, how to get one, and how to revalidate one.

Certificates of operations


Read more about: Certificates of operations

Find out how to get a Certificate of Operation for commercial vessels and the requirements.

Commercial vessel surveys


Read more about: Commercial vessel surveys

Find out about Domestic Commercial Vessel surveys in Australia, including certificates of survey, initial and periodic surveys, exemptions and classifications.

Licensing and permits


Read more about: Licensing and permits

Find out about licences and permits issued by the Department of Transport.

Commercial vessel fees


Read more about: Commercial vessel fees

Find out about fees and charges for vessel surveys, seafarer qualifications, commercial licenses and other services.

Sea freight and ports


Read more about: Sea freight and ports

Find out about sea freight and ports in Western Australia.

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