MGN 191 Use of halon for fire extinguishing on board ships

This publication was withdrawn on 26 July 2016

The information contained within MGN 191 is now out of date. It concerned the removal of Halon fire fighting systems from the use on board UK ships and the date for removal has since past.

Advises of the phasing out of halon as a fire-extinguishing medium because of its damaging effect on the stratospheric ozone layer.



Guidance to:

  • owners
  • builders
  • masters and skippers of ships and fishing vessels