MGN 438 CERS exemption arrangements under VTM reporting regulations 2004

Describes notification exemption arrangements where allowed under the MS (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and reporting requirements) regulations 2004.


MGN 438 (M+F) Consolidated european reporting system (CERS) -exemption arrangements under the merchant shipping (vessel traffic monitoring and reporting requirements) regulations 2004 (as amended)

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Notice to:

  • all operators
  • shipowners
  • charterers
  • managers
  • shipping agents
  • shippers of dangerous or polluting goods
  • pilots
  • port authorities
  • masters, and ships’ officers
  • fishing vessel owners/operators and skippers
  • owners/operators of traditional ships and leisure craft
Published 28 November 2011