The new Commercial Director of the UK Ship Register, Dan Vivian, has been appointed at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
Dan joined the team this January (2020) to work alongside Director Katy Ware in delivering the ambitious plans set out at London International Shipping Week, and as the UK Ship Register looks to play a more active role in supporting ship owners and wider industry.
The REG-Yacht Code, surveyor training and seafarers’ welfare arrangements were all on the agenda as Adam Jackson, Head of Large Yacht Services at the UK Ship Register, spoke to Superyacht technical professionals at The World Wide Yachting Association technical committee (MYBA) this week.
Our UK Ship Register Large Yacht Services Team is attending the Super Yacht Forum in Amsterdam later this month.
We’ve also partnered with our colleagues in the Red Ensign Group to sponsor and host a range of seminars in the forums Red Room covering topics such as crew welfare, the future of regulation and environmental challenges facing the industry.
From November 2019, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) will be implementing the second stage of fee increases across the UK.
The phased increase in fees covers fees to survey a vessel and the seafarer medical examination fee.
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.