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Revisions to the draft marine guidance note were completed due to the suggestions received during the consultation. These corrections include clarification as well as further information.
These are proposals for new regulations which relate to medical care for seafarers on UK sea-going ships. The proposal requires the shipowner to bear the costs for medical care for sickness or injury arising during or from the seafarers period of employment and provides for financial security for compensation for death or long-term disability.
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