Press release

Survey and Inspection information update

COVID-19 advice for survey and inspection, update to MIN 612.

Surveyor inspecting hull

This MIN sets out the policy of the MCA with respect to UK Vessels which are prevented from arranging the relevant Surveys, Inspections and Audits required for compliance with the relevant Statutory Instruments due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Customers with surveys due in the forthcoming weeks should keep in touch with their Customer Service Manager.

The MIN 612 has been reissued as Revision 2 on 17th April 2020 to incorporate developments in MCA policy and Government guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full information can be found at MIN 612 (M+F) Amendment 2 Coronavirus (COVID-19) - MCA approach to survey and certification of UK vessels.

Please note that out Marine offices are closed and staff are working remotely. For contact details please see here.

Published 26 March 2020
Last updated 20 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. MIN 612 has been updated to MIN 612 Amendment 2. Link changed and date issued amended.

  2. Added contact information for closed Marine offices during COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. First published.