Marine Incident Reporting

Reporting marine incidents
Under the Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994, a marine incident is classified as an event causing or involving:

  • the loss of a person from a ship
  • the death of, or grievous bodily harm to, a person caused by a ship’s operations
  • the loss or presumed loss or abandonment of a ship
  • a collision with a ship
  • the stranding of a ship
  • material damage to a ship
  • material damage caused by a ship’s operations
  • danger to a person caused by a ship’s operations
  • danger of serious damage to a ship
  • danger of serious damage to a structure caused by a ship’s operations.

Please use the form on the Maritime Safety Queensland Site