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As a result of the consultation, the original draft marine guidance note has now been released along with a response table listing the comments received and responses to the points raised.
- sets out the applicable safety standards
- highlights the alternative standard as being an acceptable standard in lieu of meeting mandatory requirements
- advises on other safety and anti-pollution regulations
Provides up to date guidance concerning the mandatory safety requirements that apply nationally to inland waterway non-passenger vessels that operate solely in the UK. Includes details of safety equipment applicable to Class IX(A) and IX(A)(T) vessels and the alternative Maritime and Coastguard Agency standards that may be used alternatively for certain vessels, together with other safety and anti-pollution regulations.