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MIN 542 (X) Life-Saving Appliances - Recognised Distress Signals and Advertised Alternatives to Pyrotechnic Flares

This note provides the latest advice to mariners on products sold as distress signalling equipment to be used in an emergency. It highlights the risks of using non-SOLAS or nonpyrotechnic distress flares such as Electronic Visual Distress Signals (EVDS).

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MIN 542 Life-Saving Appliances - Recognised Distress Signals and Advertised Alternatives to Pyrotechnic Flares

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Notice to all Ship Owners, Ship Operators, Port Operators, Harbour Masters, Yacht Skippers, Pleasure Vessel Users, Masters and owners of vessels operating on Inland Waterways, Fishing Vessel Skippers and Seafarers

Published 11 April 2017