MSN 1808 New boatmasters' licence: structure and requirements

Guidance on the requirements for the new boatmasters’ licence, for all passenger ship and non-passenger vessel operators within the UK.

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MSN 1808 has been replaced by MSN 1853


MSN 1808 (M) The merchant shipping (inland waterways and limited coastal operations) (boatmasters’ qualifications and hours of work) regulations 2006: structure and requirements

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This MSN has been replaced, search MSN 1853 for details.

This notice is for:

  • operators and masters of passenger ships and non-passenger vessels

on inland waterways and on limited coastal operations.

Published 1 December 2006