27th June 2017

EU Consultation on microplastics

The European Union is consulting on policy options to reduce microplastics entering the marine environment. Consultation closes 16th October.


26th June 2017

MCA consultation on replacing MGN-430

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is also consulting on two Marine Guidance Notes for fishing boats on Emergency Drills and Prevention of Man Overboard to replace MGN-430.  Consultation closes 28th July.

23rd June 2017

MCA Consultation

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency are consulting on recasting the Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations to reflect up to date requirements as contained in the International Load Line Convention 1966 (ILLC) and Protocol 1998 (ILLP).  Consultation closes on 24th August.