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Accessibility Statement

Last update: 23rd May 2023

This accessibility statement applies to ukshipregister.co.uk

This website is run by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • Some title levels do not follow a hierarchy e.g. H1, H2, H3 - this is due to the component based nature of some pages

 

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: email infoline@mcga.gov.uk

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: infoline@mcga.gov.uk

 

Enforcement procedure 

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). If you are in Northern Ireland and are not happy with how we respond to your complaint you can contact the Equalities Commission for Northern Ireland who are responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’) in Northern Ireland.

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is committed to making it's website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 23rd May 2023 It was last reviewed on 23rd May 2023.

This website was last tested on 23rd May 2023.