Consultation outcome

Special purpose ship, International Maritime Organization codes

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

MCA carried out the consultation of MGN 390 and as a result, MGN 515 and MGN 516 are now published and set out UK policy going forward for these types of vessel.

MGN 515 (M) Special Purpose Ships (SPS) Code - Offshore Vessels can be found here

MGN 516 (M) IMO Codes and Guidelines for Offshore Vessels can be found here

Original consultation

Summary

Seeking views on new guidance for offshore vessels about applying the International Maritime Organization and special purpose ship codes.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

We are seeking feedback on new guidance for vessels that operate in the offshore sector which concerns:

  • applying the special purpose ship (SPS) code
  • applying International Maritime Organization codes and guidelines other than the SPS code such as the mobile offshore drilling unit code

The 2 new draft marine guidance notes (MGN) replace existing guidance in MGN 390.

Documents

Use and application of IMO codes and guidelines for offshore vessels

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Special purpose ships code application to offshore vessels

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Consultees list

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Consultation letter

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Published 27 March 2014
Last updated 4 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Consultation closed - MGN 515 & 516 added as a result
  2. First published.