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Hot work application form

Please complete the following application form if you wish to carry out hot work (gas cutting, burning, welding - electric or gas) on board your vessel while in port.  

Health & Safety is very important to us. Please ensure you adhere to the conditions stated on this form. If you wish to print and fill out the form manually, please download a copy here.

  • Please note, this form is not for use on tankers/pipeline.
  • If there is more than one work area, the original form is to be kept in the ship's office/wheelhouse, and a duplicate copy to be displayed at each work area.
  • A representative from the vessel and any contractors involved should be aware of the content.
  • Keep us informed of any changes by contacting us using the details provided at the end of this page.

Upon submission of this form, the harbourmaster will be in contact in due course to issue your approved permit. This will include your approval number and permitted work period.

Hot work application form

Subject to the following conditions:

Please enter position, name and date.
Please enter position, name and date.

For further information:

Westport Harbourmaster

PO Box 21
Westport 7866
New Zealand

Telephone 03 788 8086
Mobile Phone 021 959 279
email: harbour.master@bdc.govt.nz