Collection

Marine information notes (MINs)

A collection of active MINs, published by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

What MINs are about

Marine information notes (MINs) tend to give information that’s:

  • valid for a short period of time, such as timetables for MCA exams
  • relevant to a small group of people, such as training establishments or equipment manufacturers

Who MINs are for

The letter suffix after the M-notice number tells you if it relates to merchant ships and/or fishing vessels:

  • (M) for merchant ship
  • (F) for fishing vessels
  • (M+F) for both merchant ships and fishing vessels

MINs: 400s

MINs: 500s

MINs: 600s

Published 6 May 2014
Last updated 10 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded MIN 554 A5 and removed Amendment 3 and 4

  2. MIN 618 removed

  3. MIN 679 added to collection page

  4. MIN 590 A4 removed and MIN 590 A5 added

  5. MIN 575 A2 added and MIN 575 A1 removed

  6. MIN681 added to the collection page

  7. Added MIN 535 Amendment 1

  8. added link to MIN 662 A.1

  9. MIN 538 A4 added to collection page

  10. ADDED MIN609 A.2

  11. MIN 542 amendment 1 removed from collection page and MIN 542 amendment 2 added to the collection page

  12. MIN 676 (M+F) - Clarification of Dyslexia Policy: Examination and Assessment Procedures for MCA Written Examinations added. MIN 435 Clarification of dyslexia policy removed as withdrawn.

  13. MIN 593 (f) A1 added to collection page

  14. Added MIN 660, 661, 664, 665, 666,667,668,669,670 and 671

  15. Updated to include MIN 672 (M) COSWP Amendment 6 2021.

  16. Added MIN 662

  17. Removed and replaced MIN's: 614 A3, 625, 626, 627, 628, 629, 630, 631

  18. Uploaded MIN 636 Amendment2 and removed MIN 636 Amendment 1

  19. Added MIN 616 amendment 6: COVID-19: minimising risk to ships’ crews and other maritime sector workers

  20. Have added MIN 663 to collection

  21. Removed MIN 657 Amendment 1

  22. Added MIN 632 Amendment 3

  23. Added MIN 653 and MIN 654 to the collection list.

  24. Uploaded MIN 614 Amendment 3

  25. Added MIN 659 (M+F).

  26. Collection page updated to reflect the latest published marine notices up to MIN 658.

  27. Added MIN 636 to collection documents

  28. Added MIN 615

  29. Added recent MINs.

  30. Updated to include Recent MINs

  31. Updated to include MIN 575 ILO work in fishing convention medical certification grandfather rights

  32. MIN 582 added.

  33. Added MIN 580

  34. MIN 576 (M) Passenger ships on categorised waters - MCA contact details for SAR co-operation plans

  35. Added MINs 572 and 573

  36. added MIN 565 and MIN 567

  37. MIN 560 added

  38. Added MIN 563

  39. Updated list

  40. Updated to include MIN 559 (M) MLC 2006 Food and Catering - recognised qualifications

  41. MIN 542 (M+F) Added

  42. MIN 556 Added

  43. Added MIN 552

  44. Added MIN 549, 550 and 551

  45. MIN 487, MIN 488, MIN 544, MIN 547, MIN 548 & MIN 540 added to list.

  46. Updated MIN 546 (M) Seafarer fatigue - publication of two research projects 2017

  47. Added MIN 543

  48. Updated MIN 537 (M) MLC 2006: Amendment 2014 Shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers

  49. Update to include MIN 532 (M) Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers: Amendment 2016

  50. Added MIN 535

  51. Added MIN 533

  52. Added MIN 525, MIN 526 and MIN 527.

  53. MIN 524 added

  54. Added MIN 522

  55. Added MIN 521

  56. Added MIN 520

  57. Added MIN 518

  58. MIN 512 (M+F) Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers: New Edition

  59. New MIN documents added to the collection

  60. MIN 502, MIN 503 and MIN 504 uploaded

  61. Addition of MIN 495 (M) - The Merchant Shipping (Boatmasters’ Qualifications, Crew and Hours of Work) Regulations 2015. Local Regulations

  62. MIN 497 uploaded

  63. MIN 491 added (13 10 14)

  64. MIN 490(M) added (12/08/14)

  65. MIN 489(M) added 30 July 2014

  66. MIN 479 added (16/07/14)

  67. First published.