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Changes to Vessel Registration forms

20/12/2018 00:00:00 We have redesigned some of our vessel registration forms to make them easier to complete and GDPR compliant.

UKSR and other experts from Red Ensign Group taking active part in Superyacht Forum

12/11/2018 00:00:00 Yacht owners and builders will get the chance to tap into yachting expertise of the Red Ensign Group (REG) during the Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam this week.

Join the consultation on new safety requirements for older UK passenger ships

06/11/2018 00:00:00 A twelve-week public consultation begins today on proposed new technical requirements for domestic passenger ships. The planned changes aim to make sure older ships more closely match the safety standards of new-built vessels.

New Chief Executive for Maritime & Coastguard Agency

01/11/2018 00:00:00 New Maritime & Coastguard Agency chief executive Brian Johnson says he is committed to supporting the Agency’s ongoing work to drive up standards of maritime safety.

New fishing vessel legislation to come into force

29/10/2018 00:00:00 From this November, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) will require UK fishing vessels to comply with the International Labour Organization’s Working In Fishing Convention. This follows the MCA's public and industry consultation on these measures, which addressed all aspects of living and working conditions on fishing vessels – including decent crew accommodation, work agreements and regular payment of wages, medical fitness of seafarers, medical care on board and health and safety.