Notice to all ship owners and operators of vessels, of any size engaged in oil recovery operations and those who may commission vessels to engage in such activity.
the withdrawal of the MCA Code of Practice for Vessels Engaged in Oil Recovery
Operations, the “Black Code”, ISBN: 0-11-551811-8;
the alternative arrangements to provide an equivalent level of safety and
factors considered in the decision to withdraw the code
This document should be read with MGN 457 (M)