Detail of outcome
The outcome of the consultation is that MGN 596 received minor modification based on the comments received. MGN 596 can be found here.
Detail of feedback received
The MCA received four responses to the consultation, which are set out in the consultation comments document above.
This consultation seeks comments on the Merchant Guidance Note which provides guidance on a new Fishing Safety Management Code (FSM), developed by Industry, which will also assist in complying with the new requirements implementing the ILO Work in Fishing Convention C.188 in the United Kingdom and with the new Codes of Practice, MSN 1871, MSN 1872 and MSN 1873.