MGN 608 (M+F) Radio survey service: authorisation

Notice to all Shipowners, Agents, Recognised Organisation, Certifying Authorities, Builders, Masters, Skippers and Officers. This notice replaces MGN 392(M+F)


MGN 608 (M+F) Radio survey service: authorisation

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  • Document has been revised to update regulatory and guidance references.

  • Guidance on the handling of data in line with General Data Protection Regulations.

  • Vessels in class (except passenger ships and fishing vessels) will be surveyed and certificated by a UK Recognised Organisation.

  • Unclassed vessels, passenger ships, fishing vessels, small workboats and pilot boats will be surveyed by persons authorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  • Procedures for persons wishing to obtain authorisation to carry out radio surveys are explained.

Published 21 March 2019