MGN 168 (M + F) The marking of seismic streamers

Seismic streamers that are being towed represent a potential hazard to navigation and should be marked with tail buoys.


MGN 168 (M+F) The marking of seismic streamers

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Note to:

  • owners
  • masters
  • skippers
  • officers and crews of seismic survey vessels
  • merchant ships and fishing vessels

This note supersedes MGN 47(M+F)

The attachment of radar transponders to mark the end of seismic streamers is not normally allowed in the UK.

Published 1 February 2001