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AMSA MO 2019/7 Orders/Marine as made
This instrument amends Marine Order 27 (Safety of navigation and radio equipment) 2016 to give effect to IMO resolution (MSC.436(99)), providing for additional mobile satellite service providers in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 14 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019
To be repealed 25 Feb 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

AMSA MO 2019/7

I, Michael Kinley, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, make this Marine Order under subsection 342(1) of the Navigation Act 2012.

7 November 2019

Michael Kinley
Chief Executive Officer

 


1          Name of Marine Order

                 This Marine Order is Marine Order 27 (Safety of navigation and radio equipment) Amendment Order 2019.

2          Commencement

                 This Marine Order commences on 1 January 2020.

3          Amendment of Marine Order

                 Schedule 1 amends Marine Order 27 (Safety of navigation and radio equipment) 2016.


Schedule 1    Amendment

[1]       Section 4, definition of Radio Regulations, note

omit

Telecommunications

insert

Telecommunication

[2]       Section 4, after definition of radio station

insert

recognised mobile satellite service means any service which operates through a satellite system that is for use in the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) and recognised by the IMO.

[3]       Section 4, notes 1 and 2

substitute

Note 1   Some terms used in this Order are defined in Marine Order 1 (Administration) 2013, including:

·         IMO

·         SOLAS

·         STCW Code.

Note 2   Other terms used in this Order are defined in the Navigation Act, including:

·         AMSA

·         GT

·         inspector

·         owner

·         Prevention of Collisions Convention

·         regulated Australian vessel

·         STCW Convention.

[4]       Subsection 24(1), note

omit

[5]       Subsection 40(1)

omit

Inmarsat

[6]       Schedule 2, table

omit

A.694(17)

General requirements for shipborne radio equipment forming part of the global maritime distress and safety systems (GMDSS) and for electronic navigational aids

insert

A.694(17)

General requirements for shipborne radio equipment forming part of the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) and for electronic navigational aids

MSC.434(98)

Performance standards for a ship earth station for use in the GMDSS

[7]       Schedule 2, table

omit

A.819(19)

Performance standards for shipborne global positioning system (GPS) receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GPS receiver equipment was installed before 1 July 2003.

MSC.53(66)

Performance standards for shipborne GLONASS receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GPS receiver equipment was installed after 30 June 2003.

insert

A.819(19)

Performance standards for shipborne global positioning system (GPS) receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GPS receiver equipment was installed before 1 July 2003.

MSC.112(73)

Adoption of the revised performance standards for shipborne global positioning system (GPS) receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GPS receiver equipment was installed after 30 June 2003.

MSC.53(66)

Performance standards for shipborne GLONASS receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GLONASS receiver equipment was installed before 1 July 2003.

MSC.113(73)

Adoption of the revised performance standards for shipborne GLONASS receiver equipment

Note   This resolution applies if GLONASS receiver equipment was installed after 30 June 2003.

[8]       Schedule 2, table

omit

MSC.252(83)

Adoption of the revised performance standards for integrated navigation systems (INS)

Note   An INS installed after 31 December 2010 must conform to performance standards mentioned in MSC.252(83).

insert

MSC.252(83)

Adoption of the revised performance standards for integrated navigation systems (INS)

Note 1   An INS installed after 31 December 2010 must conform to performance standards mentioned in MSC.252(83).

Note 2   Regulation 18 of Chapter V of SOLAS requires type approved navigation systems that conform to appropriate performance standards.

MSC.452(99)

Revised performance standards for integrated navigation systems (INS) (Resolution MSC.252(83))

[9]       Schedule 4, item A.1 of table

omit

 

2182 kHz

2182 kHz

 

insert

 

2182 kHz

2182 kHz

The IMO no longer recommends the monitoring of MF frequency 2182 kHz by international sea going vessels for distress and safety. In Australia, coast radio stations and volunteer marine rescue organisations do not continuously monitor 2182 kHz.

[10]     Schedule 4, item A.6 of table

omit

 

1626.5 – 1660.5 MHz

1525 – 1559 MHz

 

insert

 

1626.5 – 1645.4 MHz

1530 – 1544 MHz

 

[11]     Schedule 4, item B.3 of table

omit

 

1626.5 – 1660.5 MHz

1525 – 1559 MHz

 

insert

 

1626.5 – 1645.5 MHz

1530 – 1544 MHz

 

[12]     Other amendments

provision

omit mention of

insert

Paragraph 26(8)(i)

Telecommunications

Telecommunication

Subsection 26(3)

equipment and VHF equipment

equipment, VHF equipment and satellite communications equipment

Subsection 26(4)

test results

test results as amended from time to time

Subsection 28(1) note

Subsection 33(1)

Subsection 36, note

Inmarsat

an

Section 36, heading

Signals of distress

Distress signals

Subsection 28(2)

Rescue Coordination Centre Australia

Joint Rescue Coordination Centre

Subsection 43(2)

RCC

JRCC

Schedule 3, clause 1 Example A(e) and Example B(e)

An INMARSAT ship earth station

Ship earth station for a recognised mobile satellite service

Schedule 3, clause 3, paragraph (b)

narrow band

narrow-band

Schedule 4, heading

communications

distress and safety communications

Schedule 4, item A.3 of table, heading

Narrow Band Direct Printing

Narrow-Band Direct-Printing

Schedule 4, item B.1 of table, heading

HF Narrow Band direct Printing Telegraphy (NBDP) frequencies

HF Narrow-Band Direct-Printing Telegraphy (NBDP) (not used in Australia for MSI)

 


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