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MIN 674 (M) Guidance for shipowners regarding seafarers affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Amendment 1 clarifies the provisions within the notice for shipowners and adds a section on qualifications for seafarers holding Russian certificates of competency.

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This notice should be read with the merchant shipping (maritime labour convention) (minimum standards for seafarers etc.) regulations 2014 and the merchant shipping (standards of training, certification and watchkeeping) regulations 2015.

This notice replaces MIN 674 (M) and expires 31st December 2022.

Amendment 1 clarifies the provisions within the notice for shipowners and adds a section on qualifications for seafarers holding Russian certificates of competency. With links to further reference information IMO circular no. 4232/Add 16 and IMO Circular Letter No. 4524.

Note to

  • shipowners
  • masters
  • manning agents and seafarers
Published 11 March 2022
Last updated 1 April 2022
GOV.UK: Guidance for shipowners – seafarers affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine