Consultation outcome

Standards for non-passenger vessels operating solely on inland waterways

This consultation has concluded

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Non-passenger vessels: applicable safety standards for vessels operating solely on inland waterways (MG 469)

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Standards for non-passenger vessels operating solely on inland waterways: response table

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Detail of outcome

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.

The note:

  • 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

Original consultation

Summary

Marine guidance note of standards to non-passenger vessels which operate solely on inland (ie categorised) waters in the UK.

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Consultation description

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.

Documents

Standards for non-passenger vessels operating solely on inland waterways consultation

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Draft standards for non-passenger vessels operating solely on inland waterways in the United Kingdom

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Non-passenger vessel consultation list

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Published 22 July 2013
Last updated 11 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. Revised marine guidance note and tale of responses released.
  2. First published.