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Consultation of the revised voluntary Fishing Vessel Codes of Practice

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Original consultation

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Summary

Seeking views on the amendment of the Small Fishing Vessel Code to require CO alarms for certain types of vessels and clarification of EPIRB requirements for all vessel sizes

Documents

Consultation Letter FV Codes of Practice June 2015

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Appendix 1 MGN for small fishing vessel code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 2 Small fishing vessel code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 3 MGN covering 15-24m code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 4 15-24m Code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 5 MGN for 24m and over code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 6 24m and over code (consultation June 2015)

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Appendix 7 BEA Amendments to MGNs 500, 501 and 502 (consultation June 2015)

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks comments on the revisions to the following Marine Guidance Notes;

  • MGN 501 - The code of practice for fishing vessels of 24 metres and over.
  • MGN 502 - The code of practice for the safety of small fishing vessels.

This consultation also seeks comments on revisions to the proposed MGN containing the code of practice for fishing vessels of 15 metres to less than 24 metres (as previously consulted on between October and December 2013.

The consultation will run for 8 weeks. Please forward your responses by 14 August 2015 to;

Gareth Love
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Spring Place, Bay 2/30
105 Commercial Road
Southampton
SO15 1EG

E-mail: gareth.love@mcga.gov.uk

The consultation has 7 appendices which are available for you to download.

  • Appendix 1 - Draft MGN introducing the small fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 2 - Draft small fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 3 - Draft MGN introducing the 15 to 24 metre fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 4 - Draft 15 to 24 metre fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 5 - Draft MGN introducing the 24 metre and over fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 6 - Draft 24 metre and over fishing vessel code of practice
  • Appendix 7 - Business engagement assessment