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The Marine Working Group exists to encourage marine safety without borders amongst all parties that carry out marine activities in the offshore oil and gas industry.

The purpose of the Group is encouraging marine safety without borders by initiating discussions related to maritime safety issues in an open forum of service users and providers.

The Group is working on the following projects and initiatives:

Marine Forum including Incident Review Panel (MIRP)

Share safety incidents and innovations within the Marine sector of the WA/NT Gas Exploration and Production Industry. Learn more >

Safe Deck Operations

Develop a comprehensive set of guidance to assist in minimising risk to offshore vessel deck crew. Learn more >

Marine Safety Alerts

Keep up to date on current potentially relevant events and safety issues locally and internationally. Learn more >

Launch and Recovery of Lifeboats and FRCs

Identify solutions to reduce serious incidents involving launch and recovery of lifeboats and Fast Rescue Craft (FRCs). Learn more >

Offshore Vessel Deck Water Management

Offshore Vessel Deck Water Management Specification that companies can use to carry out their risk assessments related to operation of crew on the back decks of vessels. Learn more >

Working Group Charter
Working Group Members

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