Marine Matters provides concise useful information for clients who need to make an informed decision about a vessel. We also provide a range of related services. Marine Matters uses the term ï¿½vesselï¿½ to describe a boat, launch, vessel or small ship. We are aware that a different term should be used, depending on the size. Warning: Information provided by this web site is very general and things can change quickly so you should make further investigations before taking any action. We have provided some links to assist you. We are accredited with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as privately operating Marine Surveyors.