This Notice gives technical information and guidance about the procedures for obtaining type approval in conformity with the Marine Equipment Directive and other UK procedures for type approval by Notified and Nominated Bodies, respectively. It also gives information regarding the United Kingdom’s policy for enforcing these requirements, and other standards to be applied to equipment on board United Kingdom ships.
This Notice, replaces Merchant Shipping Notice 1874 (M+F) including amendment 1 in order to align the requirements of equipment specified in Annex 1 and Annex 2 to that notice with those specified in the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/773.
Notice to all:
- Manufacturers and Distributors of Marine Equipment
- Masters, Officers and Skippers of: Merchant Ships, Fishing Vessels, Small
Commercial Vessels and Pleasure Vessels
- Ship: Builders, Designers, Operators, Owners and Managers
- Marine Consultants, Recognised Organisations, Certifying Authorities and Notified
and Nominated Bodies
This Notice should be read with the Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016
SI 2016/1025 and relevant UK carriage requirement instruments.
This Notice replaces MSN 1874 including amendment 1.