Marine Pest Sectoral Committee, 2009
For owners and crew of non-trading vessels.
Use these guidelines to prevent biofouling on your vessel. Includes guidance on how to:
- clean your vessel
- report a pest
- prevent the spread of marine pests.
Types of non-trading vessels
These guidelines apply to certain types of non-trading vessels.
- barges and dredges
- cable ships
- heavy lift vessels
- lighters (including oil recovery vessels)
- research vessels
- super yachts
- tall ships
- trailered vessels.
Government vessels (owned, contracted or chartered):
- customs launches
- defence vessels
- harbour and inshore patrol vessels including
- fisheries vessels
- marine administration vessels
- marine safety vessels
- marine parks vessels
- water police vessels
- coast patrol vessels.
Transport service vessels:
- charter boats
- pilot boats
- tugs and line handling boats
- water taxis.
For offshore support vessels and pipelay vessels, read the petroleum industry guidelines.
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