MGN 577 (M+F) Maintenance lists of crew ashore

Obligations to maintain a list of crew, including all changes, at an address in the United Kingdom but does not apply to fishing vessels <40 feet in length.


MGN 577 (M+F) Guidance on the maintenance of lists of crew ashore

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This note replaces MGN 111 (M+F) maintenance of crew lists ashore and should be read with the merchant shipping (crew agreements, lists of crew and discharge of seamen)(fishing vessels) regulations 1972 (S.I 1972/919) as amended and the merchant shipping (crew agreements, list of crew and discharge of seamen) regulations 1991 (S.I 1991/2144) as amended by the merchant shipping (maritime labour convention)(consequential and minor amendments) regulations 2014 (S.I 2014/1614).

Notice to all

  • Shipowners
  • Employers
  • Masters of merchant vessels
  • Skippers of fishing vessels

These regulations do not apply to fishing vessels of less than 40 feet in length.

It also advises on the requirements to deliver on demand, a list of crew to the Registrar-General of Shipping and Seamen.

Published 13 December 2017