Maritime Industry Reference Committee

Key Industry stakeholder and former IRC Member Michelle Booth talks about the importance of skills development in maritime


The Maritime Industry Reference Committee has been assigned responsibility for the MAR Maritime Training Package.

The MAR Maritime Training Package provides the only nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in: General Purpose Hands, Coxswains, Marine Engine Drivers, Marine Engineers, Marine Surveyors, Cooks, Integrated Ratings, Deck Officers, Ship’s Masters and Marina Operations.

Chair: Steven Moon, Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators. Read Steven’s IRC Chair profile.

Deputy Chair (Current): Glen Williams, Maritime Union of Australia
Deputy Chair (Rotating): Henning Christiansen, Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers
Deputy Chair (Rotating): Mark Davis, Australian Maritime Officers Union

Committee members:

Chris Ha, Sealink
Fuji D’Souza, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
Malcolm Merrey, Spirit of Tasmania
Mark Shannon, Serco Asia Pacific
Oliver Krcoski, Austral Fisheries
Stuart Davey, Fremantle Ports