MSN 1882 ILO work in fishing convention minimum age

Information about the minimum age for fishermen and the protection of young persons (under 18 years) working on board UK fishing vessels.


MSN 1882 (F) ILO working in fishing convention, implementation of EC Directive 94/33 minimum age and protection for young persons on fishing vessels

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This notice should be read with the merchant shipping (work in fishing convention) regulations 2018 and replaces MGN 473 (M+F) for the fishing industry.

Notice to

  • approved doctors
  • shipowners
  • ship operators and ship managers
  • fishing vessel owners and managers
  • employers of seafarers and fishermen
  • masters
  • officers and seafarers and fishermen
Published 5 November 2018