marine services

marine services

Fuel Transfer

Notification is required to carry out fuel transfer or removal from vessels.

Complete a fuel transfer notification online

· notification must be given not less than 3 hours (but not more than 96 hours) prior to the transfer taking place.

· spillage of oil into the sea must be reported to Environment Southland (call 0800 76 88 45) or Maritime New Zealand.

· discharge of oil into the coastal marine area is an offence under the Resource Management Act 1991 and is subject to a maximum fine of NZ $600,000 and the recovery of costs of oil removal and clean up.