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Catch up on demand with all our events from LISW21

29/09/2021 00:00:00 If you weren't able to join us live during LISW, then don't worry, all of our sessions are now available to watch on-demand - so you can catch up with all the content at a time that's convenient for you.

MCA delighted to see maritime education expert recognised by national body

15/09/2021 00:00:00 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s assistant director for modernising maritime education has been recognised by a national industry body for her ‘outstanding impact’ in the teaching profession.

New guidance published to mitigate serious injury on small vessels

10/09/2021 00:00:00 New guidance on mitigating the risk of serious injury from whole body vibration on small vessels has been published today [10 September].

Small Fishing Vessel Code enters into force

08/09/2021 00:00:00 Proposals designed to make the fishing industry safer come into force today [6 September]. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) Code of Practice for Small Fishing Vessels (less than 15 metres length overall) now includes a requirement for fishing boats to be inspected both in and out of the water every five years.

International safety rules for High Speed Craft brought into force

11/08/2021 00:00:00 International rules on safety levels for High Speed Craft (HSC) are being brought into force under UK law.  The regulations bring three main changes - additional safety drills and record keeping, opening-up the satellite providers’ market which should reduce costs and introducing an automatic update to any future changes internationally covering HSC.