MGN 219 Seafarer medicals, a guide for employers and agencies

Arrangements for the provision of seafarer medical examinations, following the introduction of the merchant shipping (medical examination) regulations 2002.


MGN 219 (M) Seafarer medical examinations: guidelines for maritime employers and manning agencies

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The notices referred to in this note are replaced with the following updated guidance

MSN 1765 (M) has been superseded by MSN 1839 (M) and MSN 1839 (M) Corrigendum. MSN 1766 (M) has been withdrawn as the list of Approved Doctors is now published on GOV.UK, under seafarers medical certification guidance

Notice to:

  • ship owners
  • ship operators and managers
  • manning agencies
  • ship masters and seafarers
Published 1 August 2002
Last updated 19 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. MGN 219 (M) Seafarer Medical Examinations : Guidelines For Maritime Employers and Manning Agencies
  2. First published.