A commitment to being ready for the International Maritime Organization’s III Code audit in two years time has been identified as a clear priority by the members of the Red Ensign Group at its annual conference held in Guernsey.
Today the UK Ship Register (UKSR), part of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Royal Navy. This will help to create better links between the Royal Navy and the wider UK maritime sector in the fields of both Engineering and Deck Watchkeeping standards.
A company and its sole director who owned and ran a small passenger vessel have been fined a total of £8,000 with another £8,000 costs by Bromley Magistrates, after pleading guilty to operating an unsafe vessel.
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.