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Guidance: Weather broadcasts and Maritime safety information: leaflets

Guidance: Weather broadcasts and Maritime safety information: leaflets

UK broadcasts of marine weather forecasts and maritime safety information for all UK seafarers.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Detailed guide: UK seafarer careers: COVID 19 guidance, training provision, information and examination syllabuses

Detailed guide: UK seafarer careers: COVID 19 guidance, training provision, information and examination syllabuses

Training for seafarers including, an COVID-19 update, career information, written and oral exam syllabuses and details for nautical colleges and training centres

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Detailed guide: Fishing vessels:  construction and maintenance standards

Detailed guide: Fishing vessels: construction and maintenance standards

Codes of practice and standards for constructing, maintaining and operating fishing vessels

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Detailed guide: Fishing vessels: classification, registration and inspection

Detailed guide: Fishing vessels: classification, registration and inspection

Make sure your fishing vessel complies with international and UK safety requirements and you have the right certificates for it to operate in territorial waters.

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Guidance: Weather broadcasts and Maritime safety information: leaflets

Guidance: Weather broadcasts and Maritime safety information: leaflets

UK broadcasts of marine weather forecasts and maritime safety information for all UK seafarers.

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Form: How to apply for a certificate of equivalent competency

Form: How to apply for a certificate of equivalent competency

Complete form MSF 4203, to apply for a certificate of equivalent competency

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Consultation outcome: The merchant shipping (safety standards for passenger ships on domestic voyages) (miscellaneous amendment) regulations 2020

Consultation outcome: The merchant shipping (safety standards for passenger ships on domestic voyages) (miscellaneous amendment) regulations 2020

This consultation seeks the views of industry and stakeholders on proposals to amend the requirements for Passenger Ships on Domestic Voyages.

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Press release: Foreign flagged ships detained in the UK during December 2020

Press release: Foreign flagged ships detained in the UK during December 2020

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that six foreign flagged ships remained under detention in UK ports during December 2020 after failing port state control (PSC) inspection.

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Guidance: SOLAS container weight MCA approved weighing organisations

Guidance: SOLAS container weight MCA approved weighing organisations

MCA approved organisations for container weight requirements

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Guidance: MGN 428 Amendment 1 health and safety artificial optical radiation

Guidance: MGN 428 Amendment 1 health and safety artificial optical radiation

Guidance on the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (health and safety at work) (artificial optical radiation) regulations 2010.

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Guidance: MGN 477 Amendment 1 MLC Seafarer's employment agreements

Guidance: MGN 477 Amendment 1 MLC Seafarer's employment agreements

Seafarers to which the MLC minimum requirements for seafarers regulations 2014 apply must have a legally enforceable seafarer employment agreement.

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Corporate report: Second generation UK search and rescue aviation programme (UKSAR2G)

Corporate report: Second generation UK search and rescue aviation programme (UKSAR2G)

The UKSAR2G programme will build on the current UK SAR service to provide a market-led tailored approach to search and rescue in a more cost-efficient and innovative way

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Guidance: Local fuel oil suppliers register (2020 2021)

Guidance: Local fuel oil suppliers register (2020 2021)

List of contact details for fuel oil suppliers who are registered as compliant with MARPOL annex VI.

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Detailed guide: UK seafarer careers: COVID 19 guidance, training provision, information and examination syllabuses

Detailed guide: UK seafarer careers: COVID 19 guidance, training provision, information and examination syllabuses

Training for seafarers including, an COVID-19 update, career information, written and oral exam syllabuses and details for nautical colleges and training centres

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Guidance: MGN 472 Amendment 3 MLC Applying for a substantial equivalence

Guidance: MGN 472 Amendment 3 MLC Applying for a substantial equivalence

This note outlines the procedure for applying for a substantial equivalence on UK flagged vessels which are subject to the MLC, 2006.

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Guidance: MGN 472 Amendment 3 MLC Applying for a substantial equivalence

Guidance: MGN 472 Amendment 3 MLC Applying for a substantial equivalence

This note outlines the procedure for applying for a substantial equivalence on UK flagged vessels which are subject to the MLC, 2006.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Guidance if you are visiting your local coastline this winter

Guidance if you are visiting your local coastline this winter

When visiting your local coastline please take care and follow the rules and social distancing guidelines according to the guidance for your area.

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Guidance: Ballast water management FAQ

Guidance: Ballast water management FAQ

This FAQ has been developed based upon queries received from interested stakeholders.

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Detailed guide: Seafarer certificates of competency requirements between the UK and EU

Detailed guide: Seafarer certificates of competency requirements between the UK and EU

Seafarer certificates and equivalent competencies required in European Union Area countries.

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Detailed guide: How to revalidate a UK Certificate of Competency

Detailed guide: How to revalidate a UK Certificate of Competency

Information on how to revalidate a UK CoC (and UK GMDSS at the same time).

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Detailed guide: How to revalidate a UK Certificate of Competency

Detailed guide: How to revalidate a UK Certificate of Competency

Information on how to revalidate a UK CoC (and UK GMDSS at the same time).

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors for shipping companies

Guidance: MCA approved doctors for shipping companies

A list of shipping companies, and the doctors who are approved to carry out ENG 1 medicals for their employees.

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Guidance: UK marine equipment approval database

Guidance: UK marine equipment approval database

The UK marine equipment approval database is a list of marine equipment which has been granted UK conformity assessment.

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Guidance: MIN 590 Amendment 4 (M+F) UK conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment following the transition period

Guidance: MIN 590 Amendment 4 (M+F) UK conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment following the transition period

This information note explains the UK's procedures for conformity assessment and acceptance of marine equipment for UK ships following the end of the transition period on 1 January 2021.

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Guidance: MSN 1889 Amendment 2 health and safety biological agents regulations

Guidance: MSN 1889 Amendment 2 health and safety biological agents regulations

Information required to comply with the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (health and safety at work) (biological agents) regulations 2010 as amended.

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Guidance: MSN 1888 Amendment 2 health and safety chemical agents regulations

Guidance: MSN 1888 Amendment 2 health and safety chemical agents regulations

Information required to comply with the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (health and safety at work) (chemical agents) regulations 2010 as amended.

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Guidance: MGN 650 (M) Seafarer employment agreements in case of piracy or armed robbery

Guidance: MGN 650 (M) Seafarer employment agreements in case of piracy or armed robbery

MLC amendment, that a seafarer's employment agreement should not lapse if a seafarer is held captive as a result of piracy or armed robbery, until repatriation.

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Guidance: MSN 1890 Amendment 2 health and safety new and expectant mothers

Guidance: MSN 1890 Amendment 2 health and safety new and expectant mothers

Information to comply with the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (health and safety at work) regulations 1997 as they relate to new or expectant mothers.

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Guidance: MGN 633 (M+F) Amendment 1: Ship recycling requirements in relation to hazardous materials on ships

Guidance: MGN 633 (M+F) Amendment 1: Ship recycling requirements in relation to hazardous materials on ships

This marine guidance note provides guidance and clarification on certain aspects of both the EU Regulation and the UK Ship Recycling Regulations.

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Guidance: MGN 633 (M+F) Amendment 1: Ship recycling requirements in relation to hazardous materials on ships

Guidance: MGN 633 (M+F) Amendment 1: Ship recycling requirements in relation to hazardous materials on ships

This marine guidance note provides guidance and clarification on certain aspects of both the EU Regulation and the UK Ship Recycling Regulations.

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Guidance: MIN 651 (M) Amendments to MARPOL Annex II and the IBC code

Guidance: MIN 651 (M) Amendments to MARPOL Annex II and the IBC code

Amendments to MARPOL Annex II and the Introduction of Amendments in the 2020 Edition of the International Code for the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk (IBC Code).

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Guidance: MGN 630 (M+F) Amendment 2 fishing vessels: Pre registration surveys for fishing vessels

Guidance: MGN 630 (M+F) Amendment 2 fishing vessels: Pre registration surveys for fishing vessels

Pre-registration surveys for fishing vessels of less than 15m length overall built before 16 July 2007 and existing vessels of 15m length overall to less than 24m

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Guidance: MIN 636 (M+F) Amendment 1 Iridium GMDSS recognised mobile satellite service

Guidance: MIN 636 (M+F) Amendment 1 Iridium GMDSS recognised mobile satellite service

This Marine Information Note (MIN) is intended to give awareness and advise UK flag vessels of a new recognised mobile satellite service in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

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Corporate report: Second generation UK search and rescue aviation programme (UKSAR2G)

Corporate report: Second generation UK search and rescue aviation programme (UKSAR2G)

The UKSAR2G programme will build on the current UK SAR service to provide a market-led tailored approach to search and rescue in a more cost-efficient and innovative way

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Guidance: MIN 619 (M) Notice of general exemption for workboats built before 21 July 1968

Guidance: MIN 619 (M) Notice of general exemption for workboats built before 21 July 1968

This general exemption remedies an administrative irregularity concerning workboats built before 21 July 1968 and are 24 metres or more in length and less than 150 gross tons.

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Guidance: MGN 649 (M) Application of MARPOL Annex II to offshore support vessels

Guidance: MGN 649 (M) Application of MARPOL Annex II to offshore support vessels

This MGN sets out amendments to MARPOL Annex II and the IBC code with effect from 01 January 2021.

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Open consultation: Second consultation on the review of MGN 543 and methodology

Open consultation: Second consultation on the review of MGN 543 and methodology

This follow up consultation seeks the views of industry and stakeholders on proposals to amend MGN 543 and the methodology document.

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Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

Guidance: MCA approved doctors UK based

A list of doctors in the UK who can carry out ENG 1 medicals.

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Guidance: MIN 649 (M) Amendment 1 COSWP Amendment 5 2020

Guidance: MIN 649 (M) Amendment 1   COSWP Amendment 5 2020

COSWP 2020 Amendment 5, advising on improving the health and safety of seafarers primarily on board UK registered ships.

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Closed consultation: Review of marine guidance notes and methodology for offshore renewable energy installations

Closed consultation: Review of marine guidance notes and methodology for offshore renewable energy installations

A consultation on the revised MGN's and the revised methodology for assessing the navigational safety and emergency response of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations.

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Guidance if you are visiting your local coastline this winter

Guidance if you are visiting your local coastline this winter

When visiting your local coastline please take care and follow the rules and social distancing guidelines according to your tier status.

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