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Training providers must make health and safety a priority

12/06/2020 00:00:00 During this challenging time we’re aware that seafarers have concerns about accessing colleges and training centres to sit written exams and complete training. However, training providers must ensure that the health and safety of those attending is a priority.   Training providers and colleges must refer to the requirements from Public Health England or the equivalent devolved body and the Department of Education before they consider re-opening as an educational setting.  MCA approved colleges and training Centres based outside of the UK must refer to guidance issued by their own administrations.

Covid-19 and Maritime Labour Issues Impact and Responses Webinar

02/06/2020 00:00:00 Julie Carlton, Seafarer Safety and Health Manager at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), is joining the panel for the Covid-19 and Maritime Labour Issues: Impact and Responses Webinar this Friday 5 June.

Covid19 Update to MCA approach to survey and certification of UK vessels

20/04/2020 00:00:00 Further revisions have been published to MIN612 (M+F) Coronavirus - MCA approach to survey and certification of UK vessels.

Exceptional times need exceptional measures.

25/03/2020 00:00:00 The Director of Maritime Safety and Standards (which includes the UK Ship Register) at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says that exceptional times need exceptional measures.

Coronavirus Contingency - Registration Services

25/03/2020 00:00:00 Plans are in place so ship owners can continue to use UK Ship Register registration services throughout the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. A Marine Information Notice (MIN 614) has been issued, offering guidance to Ship Owners on how to continue with their applications for registering, renewing registration or de-registering a vessel, as well as applying for Civil Liabilities Certificates and Continuous Synopsis Records.