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Mandatory biofouling management requirements in Australia from 15 June 2022

News & Insights 7 March 2022

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Members are advised that from 15 June 2022 all international vessels calling at Australian ports will be subject to biosecurity control and will be required to provide information relating to biofouling management practices before...

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Members are advised that from 15 June 2022 all international vessels calling at Australian ports will be subject to biosecurity control and will be required to provide information relating to biofouling management practices before entering in Australian territorial waters.

Essentially, vessels will need to comply with one of the following three accepted biofouling management practices:

Members that have not applied one of the three accepted biofouling management practices will be subject to further questions and assessment of the biosecurity risk associated with biofouling on the vessel.

For more information on these requirements, please refer to the related links below.

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