MGN 457 (M) Oil recovery vessel code: corrigendum

Oil recovery vessel code : corrigendum - withdrawal of the MCA code of practice for vessel engaged in oil recovery operations


MGN 457 (M) Corrigendum: oil recovery vessel code - withdrawal in favour of alternative arrangements

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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.

  • Summary

    • 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 environmental protection

    • factors considered in the decision to withdraw the code

This document should be read with MGN 457 (M)

Published 6 July 2017