Guidance

MGN 609 (M) Class IX tugs under 500GT - guidance for exemption from the carriage of a rescue boat

This notice sets out the factors that the MCA (on behalf of the Secretary of State) will take into account when considering whether to grant an application for such an exemption.

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MGN 609 (M): Class IX tugs under 500GT - guidance for exemption from the carriage of a rescue boat

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Details

This notice is for all:

  • operators of Class IX tugs under 500GT

  • tug manufactureres

  • classification societies

This notice should be read in conjunction with SI 1999 No 2721, the Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances For Ships Other Than Ships Of Classes III – VI(A)) Regulations 1999.

Published 18 July 2019