This notice is provide detailed information on using Maritime Studies Qualification (MSQ) units and qualifications as a route to:
- qualifying for a Boatmasters’ Licence issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), and
- meeting the requirements for Competent Crew training on domestic passenger vessels.
The contents of this Note will be incorporated in the next amendment to MSN 1853.
Notice to all training centres, operators, masters and crew members of passenger vessels and non-passenger vessels on inland waterways and on limited coastal operations.
This notice should be read with MSN 1853 (M) and MGN 203 (M).
This MIN expires 11 April 2021