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Cap. 81 Port Control (Cargo Working Areas) Ordinance
  • Port Control (Cargo Working Areas) Regulations
  • Port Control (Public Cargo Working Area) (Consolidation) Order
  • Port Control (Public Water-front) (Consolidation) Order
Cap. 84 Pilotage Ordinance
  • Pilotage Regulations
  • Pilotage (Disciplinary Procedure) Regulations
  • Pilotage Order
  • Pilotage (Dues) Order
Cap. 281 Merchant Shipping Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Forms) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Marine Courts) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Compulsory Third Party Risks Insurance) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Trawler Survey) Regulations
Cap. 313 Shipping and Port Control Ordinance
  • Shipping and Port Control Regulations
  • Shipping and Port Control (Cargo Handling) Regulations
  • Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) Regulations
  • Shipping and Port Control (Typhoon Shelters) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Launches and Ferry Vessels) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Craft) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Pleasure Vessels) Regulations
  • Shipping and Port Control (Ferry Terminals) Regulations
  • Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) (Closed Areas) (Consolidation) Order
  • Shipping and Port Control (Ports) Order
  • Shipping and Port Control Regulations (Speed Restricted Zones for Pleasure Vessels) Notice
  • Hong Kong - Macau Ferry Terminal Boundaries Order
  • Hong Kong - Macau Ferry Terminal Restricted Area Boundaries Notice
  • Shipping and Port Control Ordinance (Exemption) (1984-89 Consolidation) Notice
  • Shipping and Port Control (Specification of Areas) Notice
  • China Ferry Terminal Boundaries Order
  • Shipping and Port Control (Pleasure Vessels) (Certificates of Competency) Rules
  • Shipping and Port Control (Local Certificate of Competency Expiry and Revalidation) Rules
  • Shipping and Port Control Ordinance (Exemption) Notice 1994
  • China Ferry Terminal Restricted Area Boundaries Notice
  • Shipping and Port Control (Works) Regulation
Cap. 329 Marine Insurance Ordinance  

Cap. 369 Merchant Shipping (Safety) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Court of Survey) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Fire Appliances) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Instruction to Surveyors) (Passenger Ships) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Life Saving Appliances) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Minimum Passenger Space) Regulations
  • Hydrofoil Ships (Exemption) Notice
  • Sidewall Hovercraft (Exemption) (Consolidation) Notice
  • Jetcat Catamarans (Exemption) Notice
  • Examination of Hull, Ship-side Fittings and Boilers (Exemption) (Consolidation) Notice
  • Corridor Bulkheads Serving Accommodation Spaces and Control Stations
  • Life Saving Appliances (Exemption) Notice
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Automatic Pilot and Testing of Steering Gear) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Carriage of Nautical Publications) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Signals of Distress and Prevention of Collisions) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Use of Signals of Distress) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) Ordnance (Exemption) Notice
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Anchors and Chain Cables) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Cargo Ship Construction and Survey) (Ships Built Before 1 September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Cargo Ship Construction and Survey) (Ships Built On or After 1 September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Survey) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Closing of Openings in Hulls and in Watertight Bulkheads) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Fire Protection) (Ships Built Before 25 May 1980) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Fire Appliances) (Ships Built On or After 25 May 1980 but Before 1 September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Fire Protection) (Ships Built On or After 1 September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Gas Carriers) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Grain) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Life-Saving Appliances) (Ships Built Before 1 July 1986) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Life-Saving Appliances) (Ships Built On or After 1 July 1986) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Load Line) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Load Lines) (Deck Cargo) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Load Lines) (Length of Ship) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Load Lines) (Particulars of Depth of Loading) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Means of Access) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Musters and Training) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Navigational Equipment) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Navigational Warnings) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Passenger Ship Construction) (Ships Built Before 1 September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Passenger Ship Construction and Survey) (Ships Built On or After 1September 1984) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Protective Clothing and Equipment) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Radio Installations) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Radio Installations Survey) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (GMDSS Radio Installations) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Minimum Safe Manning Certificate) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Subdivision and Damage Stability of Cargo Ships ) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Arrangements for Embarkation and Disembarkation of Pilots) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Carriage of Cargoes) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (High Speed Craft) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Safety Management) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Life-Saving Appliances) Regulation
Cap. 413 Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Reporting of Pollution Incidents) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (BCH Code) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (IBC Code) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Specification of Substances) Order
  • Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Charges for Discharge of Polluting Waste) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Sewage) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution)(Fees)Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution) Regulation
Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Specification of Substances)(Amendment) Order 2004

(Information pertaining to the Merchant Shipping (Prevention and Control of Pollution)(Specification of Substances)(Amendment)Order)

Cap. 414 Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution) (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations
Cap. 415 Merchant Shipping (Registration) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Fees and Charges) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Ships' Names) Regulations
  • Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Tonnage) Regulations
Cap. 434 Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) (Calculation of Tonnage) (Hong Kong) Order
  • Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) Ordinance (Rate of Interest) Order 1995
  • Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) Ordinance (Rate of Interest) Order 1998
  • Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) (Rate of Interest) Order
Cap. 462 Carriage of Goods by Sea Ordinance
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea (Parties to Convention) Order 1985
Cap. 478 Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Allotments) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Entry into Dangerous Spaces) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Health and Safety: General Duties) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Hours of Work) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Provisions and Water) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Returns of Births, Deaths and Missing Persons) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Safe Movement On Board Ship) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Ships' Doctors) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Crew Accommodation) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Certification of Officers) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Tankers-Officers and Ratings) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Crew Agreements, Lists of Crew and Discharge of Seafarers) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Code of Safe Working Practices) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Disciplinary Offences On Board Ships) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Medical Examination) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Official Log Books) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Repatriation) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Safety Officials and Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Wages and Accounts) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Employment Registration Books) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Engine Room Watch Ratings) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Navigational Watch Ratings) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Medical Stores) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Certificates of Competency as A.B.) Rules
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Certificates of Proficiency in Survival Craft, Rescue Boats and Fast Rescue Boats) Rules
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Conduct of Inquiries) Rules
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Fees) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Safety Training) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Ro-Ro Passenger Ships-Training) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Passenger Ships Other than Ro-Ro Passenger ships-Training) Regulation
Cap. 482 Merchant Shipping (Liner Conferences) Ordinance  

Cap. 506 Freight Containers (Safety) Ordinance
  • Freight Containers (Safety) (Applications for Approval of Containers) Regulation
  • Freight Containers (Safety) (Fees) Regulation
  • Freight Containers (Safety) (Arrangements for Authorized Persons) Order
  • Freight Containers (Safety) (Examination Procedure) Order
Cap. 508 Merchant Shipping (Collision Damage Liability and Salvage) Ordinance

Cap. 548 Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Dwelling Vessels) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Ferry Terminals) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Conduct of Inquiries) Rules
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Certification and Licensing) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Typhoon Shelters) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (General) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Safety and Survey) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Compulsory Third Party Risks Insurance) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Works) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Fees) Regulation
  • Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) (Amount of Insurance Cover) Notice
  • Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution) Regulation
Cap. 582 Merchant Shipping (Security of Ships and Port Facilities) Ordinance
  • Merchant Shipping (Security of Ships and Port Facilities) Rules
Cap. 605 Bunker Oil Pollution (Liability and Compensation) Ordinance
  • Bunker Oil Pollution (Liability and Compensation) (Application Fee for Insurance Certificate) Regulation
Other Legislation Concerned:

Cap. 295 Dangerous Goods Ordinance
  • Dangerous Goods (Application and Exemption) Regulations
  • Dangerous Goods (General) Regulations
  • Dangerous Goods (Shipping) Regulations
  • Dangerous Goods (Government Explosives Depots) Regulations
Cap. 1001 Mercantile Marine Assistance Fund Ordinance
  • Mercantile Marine Assistance Fund Regulations
Cap. 1042 Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen Incorporation Ordinance
  • Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen Regulations