Conditions for harbour access and seafarers’ pay-rates: scope and compliance – Consultation outcome

Consultation summary – Proposes new legislation on wage protection for seafarers working on ships that regularly visit UK ports. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1088162/seafarers-wages-consultation-gov-response.pdf Consultation description We are seeking views on proposed new legislation on seafarers’ wage protection. This protection would be achieved by introducing conditions for access to UK ports. The legislation would mean that seafarers would be […]

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MAIB Annual Report 2021

Please find attched below the MAIB Annual report for 2021. As well as a report for 2021 from the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents, this document includes: an overview of accidents reported a summary of investigations started details of investigation reports published responses to recommendations issued marine accident statistics MAIB 2021 Report […]

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Seafarer minimum wage laws set sail

Government introducing pay protection reforms so that seafarers regularly entering UK ports are paid at least the equivalent of the UK national minimum wage. ferries regularly sailing in and out of UK ports to pay an equivalent to UK national minimum wage UK leads global agenda to secure minimum wage corridors with key European countries […]

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‘Seadogz’ – MAIB Interim Report

‘Seadogz’ – MAIB Interim Report The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has been requested by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) to promulgate the Interim Report on the investigation of the collision between the high speed passenger craft ‘Seadogz’ and a navigation buoy resulting in one fatality in Southampton Water on 22 August 2020 and […]

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Consultation outcome report on the marine guidance note on electric vehicles onboard passenger roll-on/ roll-off (ro-ro) ferries

Consultation Outcome Report Summary of consultee comments and government responses to them. Section 1: Introduction 1.1 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), carried out a public consultation on the draft Marine Guidance Note MGN 653(M) Electric Vehicles Onboard Passenger Ro-Ro Ferries, which ran from 25 October […]

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