MGN 566 (M+F) STCW Manila Amendments: Medical Certification, Hours of Work and Alcohol Limits
This notice explains the changes as they relate to hours of rest and alcohol limits for seafarers.
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Notice to all
- Ship masters and seafarers
This notice should be read with MSN 1842 (M) and replaces MGN 448 (M), MGN 565 (M) and MGN 565 (M) corrigendum.
Section 1 and 2 do not apply to fishing vessels Section 3 applies to all professional seafarers, including those on fishing vessels.
Most of (“the Manila amendments”) deal with training and certification requirements, but there are also changes to
Regulation VIII/1, Code A-VIII/1 and B-VIII/1 Fitness for duty - hours of rest Regulation VIII/1, Code A-VIII/1 and B-VIII/1 Fitness for duty - alcohol limits
This MGN explains those changes as they apply to UK ships.