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Trailblazers wander down memory lane for International Women in Engineering Day

23/06/2021 00:00:00 This International Women in Engineering Day, we want to shine a light on our hard-working, dedicated surveyors – and celebrate the success stories of three women in our ranks, from the first female engineer to join the Maritime & Coastguard Agency to one of our more recent recruits.

Consultation on updates for safety in bulk carriers

16/06/2021 00:00:00 Rules governing the safety of some of the biggest vessels on the sea are set to be put into UK law. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency begins a consultation today on proposals that would put updates made to SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974) into UK law.

Consultation underway on new training rules for seafarers

14/06/2021 00:00:00 Consultation underway on new training rules for seafarers New rules on training for those serving on specialist ships are being put into UK law later this year.

MCA to carry out unannounced inspections of fishing vessels across the UK

10/06/2021 00:00:00 Surveyors from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency are to carry out unannounced inspections of fishing vessels across the UK. The inspections are being carried out as part of ongoing work around fishing vessel safety in an industry recognised to be one of the most dangerous in the world.

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09/06/2021 00:00:00 Today we’re asking you for your thoughts on the UK Flag and its reputation, and details of where and how you might access information about our services.