MGN 564: marine casualty and marine incident reporting

Marine Guidance Note (MGN) 564 describes how marine casualties and marine incidents should be reported to MAIB. This notice replaces MGN 458.


MGN 564 (M + F)

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This notice is for all:

  • owners
  • operators
  • masters
  • skippers
  • officers and crews

of merchant ships, fishing vessels and pleasure vessels;

  • harbour authorities
  • VTS personnel
  • marine pilots
  • UK inland waterway authorities
Published 13 October 2017
Last updated 21 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Today, we've published an amended version of MGN 564 Marine Casualty and Marine Incident Reporting. This is to take account of the Intended Pleasure Vessel (IPV) Code, in that, if a marine casualty or incident occurs to a pleasure vessel that is operating commercially under the code, this is reportable to the MAIB. This is reflected by the addition of one sentence to the paragraph ‘What to Report’. The rest of the MGN remains unchanged.

  2. First published.