Update to Marine Safety Notice 1815 – equivalent medical certificates for seafarers
We know many of our customers operate with an international workforce so we’re pleased to be able to share the recent update to Marine Safety Notice 1815 - equivalent medical certificates for seafarers.
The notice has been updated to include the China MSA and the Bermuda Maritime Authority (for Carnival UK and Princess Cruises) seafarer medical certificates on the list of approved countries where certificates can be accepted as an equivalent to the UK ENG1.
The full guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/msn-1815-amendment-3-equivalent-medical-certificates
If you have any questions about the update or recruiting seafarers as a UK Ship Register customer, please contact our Seafarer Health and Safety Branch.
Tel : +44 (0) 203 8172835.
Further guidance for seafarers on medical certificates can be found here: https://www.ukshipregister.co.uk/seafarer/