A twelve-week public consultation begins today on proposed new technical requirements for domestic passenger ships. The planned changes aim to make sure older ships more closely match the safety standards of new-built vessels.
New Maritime & Coastguard Agency chief executive Brian Johnson says he is committed to supporting the Agency’s ongoing work to drive up standards of maritime safety.
The UK Ship Register (UKSR) - part of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is one of the best performing flags in the major Port State Control regimes. It has a reputation for maintaining the highest international standards.