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Covid19 Update to MCA approach to survey and certification of UK vessels

20/04/2020 00:00:00 Further revisions have been published to MIN612 (M+F) Coronavirus - MCA approach to survey and certification of UK vessels.

Exceptional times need exceptional measures.

25/03/2020 00:00:00 The Director of Maritime Safety and Standards (which includes the UK Ship Register) at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says that exceptional times need exceptional measures.

Coronavirus Contingency - Registration Services

25/03/2020 00:00:00 Plans are in place so ship owners can continue to use UK Ship Register registration services throughout the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. A Marine Information Notice (MIN 614) has been issued, offering guidance to Ship Owners on how to continue with their applications for registering, renewing registration or de-registering a vessel, as well as applying for Civil Liabilities Certificates and Continuous Synopsis Records.

Coronavirus Contingency Planning – Seafarers

18/03/2020 00:00:00 The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has put in place contingency plans to mitigate disruption to services it delivers to UK Ship Register customers.

Coronavirus Contingency - Survey & Inspection

18/03/2020 00:00:00 We recognise that UK Registered vessels will be finding it increasingly difficult to organise surveys, audits, inspections and activities required under national and international regulations as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has set out guidance for customers in Marine Information Notice MIN 612 (M+F) to provide a basis for continued operations during this unprecedented period.