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MSN 1868 (M) UK requirements for safe manning and watchkeeping

Explains the safe manning requirements contained in the merchant shipping regulations 2015 and the STCW convention and code

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Standards of training, certification & watchkeeping convention: UK requirements for safe manning and watchkeeping.

This merchant shipping notice sets out and explains the safe manning requirements contained in the merchant shipping (standards of training, certification and watchkeeping) regulations 2015 and the STCW convention and code and incorporates International Maritime Organization resolution A1047(27) on the principles of safe manning.

Notice to all shipowners, companies, managers, masters, deck and engineering officers and all seafarers on merchant ships.

This MSN should be read with the merchant shipping (standards of training, certification and watchkeeping) regulations 2015 (M), MSN 1856 (M), MSN 1857(M) and MSN 1842. It replaces MSN 1767 (M)