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A new MGN on media, other organisations and persons on ships and fishing vessels

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Summary

This MGN replaces MGN 494 and provides additional guidance on the conduct of risk assessment when passengers, and in particular children, are carried on board. The MGN refers to the new requirement for fishing vessels to carry out a written risk assessment of the risks of going overboard and for those on board to wear a Personal Floatation Device or lifeline, if those risks cannot be eliminated.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks comments on the revision of MGN 494 which provides guidance on the carriage of media, other organisations or persons as passengers on ships and fishing vessels

These MGNs are being updated to provide additional guidance on the conduct of risk assessment, particularly when children are to be on board and to ensure that they are consistent with the new guidance in MSN 1871 Amendment No.1, MSN 1872 Amendment No.1, MSN 1873 Amendment No.1, MGN 571, MGN 587 and MGN 588.

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Draft MGN

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Consultation letter - MGN media and others onboard FV's and other vessels

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Published 16 January 2019
Last updated 16 January 2019 + show all updates
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