MGN 165 (F) Fishing vessels the risk of flooding

Provides guidance on bilge systems, during construction, operation, to help reduce number of vessels and lives lost as a result of flooding.


MGN 165 (F) Fishing vessels: the risk of flooding

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Notice to:

  • owners
  • builders
  • employers
  • skippers and crews of fishing vessels

Recommends owners and skippers consider using additional or alternative equipment, such as salvage pumps, propeller shaft-mounted pumps and secondary bilge alarms, to reduce the risk of flooding.

Published 1 July 2001