Guidance

MIN 523 open reversible liferafts - UK over capacity

Relates to Open Reversible Liferafts (ORLs) and UK certification of such liferafts for over capacity as well as the UK servicing exemption.

Documents

MIN 523 (M) Lifesaving Appliances - Open Reversible Liferafts (ORLs) - UK over capacity and servicing exemption

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Information on the MCA policy with regards to Open Reversible Liferafts (ORLs) and UK certification of such liferafts for over capacity use on Class III to VI(A) vessels, as well as the UK servicing exemption for ORLs

Notice to all:

  • owners and operators of United Kingdom domestic passenger ships of class III to VI(A)
  • ORL manufacturers
  • ORL service Station

This note replaces MGN 499 (M+F) for the UK Policy on ORL over capacity liferafts and the UK ORL servicing exemption

This MIN expires 25 April 2021 and its continuation will be reviewed in consultation with industry prior to this dated

Published 17 June 2016