Unforeseen Events at Port Botany

If an ‘unforeseen event’ (as defined in the legislation*) is confirmed, any financial penalty that is payable by a carrier or stevedore for a failure to comply with a mandatory standard is reduced to $0.

[* Clause 12.1 for carriers and 16.1 for stevedores in the Ports and Maritime Administration Regulation 2012 and the associated Port Botany Landside Operations Mandatory Standards under Part 2B of the Ports and Maritime Administration Regulation 2012].

See the list of confirmed unforeseen events since 2011 (PDF, 196.62 KB).

See Unforeseen Event - Schedule 5 Incident Report