A casualty investigation carried out by a member of the Red Ensign Group into the thermal decomposition of a cargo of ammonium nitrate based fertiliser (‘ANBF’) has been praised by industry.
Members of the boating community are being encouraged to ‘have their say’ on the Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s new Code of Practice for Intended Pleasure Vessels and its supporting Guidance Notices as well as some new Exemptions.
A meeting of Red Ensign Group yacht surveyors has been held to discuss its Yacht Code and clarifications around how it is interpreted, where necessary.
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.