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Apply for a survey from the Marine Survey Office

From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

The Marine Survey Office (MSO) is the regulator in relation to the safety of shipping and the prevention of pollution of the marine environment from ship-based sources. The MSO regulates all vessel types in Ireland, whether at sea or on inland lakes and rivers and whether they operate under the Irish flag or not.

It also regulate all Irish flagged ships wherever they are in the world.

To ensure safe travel at sea - the safety of the vessel itself has to be checked and this is known as a Marine Survey Office (MSO) survey.

To apply for a MSO survey, fill out the application form below and sent it to the address listed afterwards (together with the fee, if needed).

MSO Survey Application Form

Application form for a vessel to be surveyed by the Marine Survey Office

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Marine Survey Office
Address: The Superintendent, Mercantile Marine Office, Irish Maritime Association, Leeson Lane, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 TR60
Phone: 016783400
Email: mso@dttas.ie

Fees

A full list of services and fees are set out in the MSO Survey Application form above.

Fees payable for a certificate of compliance, exemption certificate and record of equipment (initial or four-year periodical survey)

    Registered Length Vessel not classed with a recognised organisation Fees for a vessel classed with a recognised organisation
    15 -24 metres €1,500 + €100 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 15m €700 + €25 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 15m
    24m -45m €2,400 + €75 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 24m €925 + €25 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 24m
    45m -100m €3,975 + €50 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 45m €1,450 + €20 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 45m
    100m and over €6725 + €50 for each metre or part thereof by which the length exceeds 45m €2,550

Two-year periodical survey

    Registered Length Fees for vessel not classed with a recognised organisation Fees for a vessel classed with a recognised organisation
    15m length overall and over 60% of fee for initial or four-year periodical survey 70% of fee for initial or four year periodical survey

One-year periodical radio survey for vessels 24m length and over

Sea Area Fees

  • vessels equipped to engage on voyages within Sea Area 1 €400
  • vessels equipped to engage on voyages beyond Sea Area 1 but remaining within Sea Area 2 €500
  • vessels equipped to engage on voyages in all Sea Areas €600

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