Australian Builders Plate 2022

(C) Queensland Government

The Australian Builders Plate (ABP) is a national initiative to make boating safer by providing vital information about the capacity, capability and limitations of ships.

The ABP requires ship builders, importers or competent persons to clearly display information about a ship’s operational capabilities in a standard format.

Penalties apply for selling a vessel without an Australian Builders Plate that is required to have one fitted.

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