MGN 553 Inflatable Non-SOLAS Liferafts and life-saving appliances

MCA policy for acceptable standards of non-SOLAS inflatable life-saving appliances (LSA) for use on certain UK registered commercial vessels


MGN 553 (M+F) Life-Saving Appliances - Inflatable Non-SOLAS Liferafts, Lifejackets, Marine Evacuation Systems, Danbuoys and Lifebuoys - Technical Standards and Servicing Requirements

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Notice to all:

  • owners and operators of fishing vessels, small commercial vessels and domestic passenger ships with non-SOLAS MES;
  • manufacturers
  • suppliers
  • service station personnel for all products within the scope of this note

This Note replaces MGN 499 (M+F) for non-SOLAS inflatable LSA on UK commercial vessels where these are permitted.

Published 3 October 2016