MGN 455 Support for maritime training scheme-revised arrangements

Revised arrangements of the government’s financial support scheme for merchant navy training, (SMarT), from 1 August 2012 to 31 March 2015.


MGN 455 (M) The government support for maritime training scheme (SMarT): revised arrangements from 1 August 2012 to 31 March 2015

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Arrangements for additional funding of up to £3 million per year has been allocated to the UK government’s financial support scheme (SMarT) for merchant navy seafarer training between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2016. Further information regarding the additional funding can be found in MIN 486 (M)

MGN 455 has since been extended and remains valid for the foreseeable future

This notice is for all:

  • merchant ship owners and managers
  • masters
  • deck and engineering officers
  • ratings of merchant vessels
  • those concerned with maritime training
Published 28 August 2012
Last updated 30 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Extension deadline of 31 March 2019 removed and replaced with indefinite validity.

  2. Dates in body have been updated.

  3. MGN 455 will now expire on 31 March 2018

  4. First published.