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UK conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment – UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

This Information Note explains the UK’s procedures for conformity assessment and acceptance of marine equipment for UK ships in the event that the UK Withdraws from the EU without a deal on exit day (29 March 2019).



Notice to all

  • Manufacturers and Distributors of Marine Equipment
  • Masters, Officers and Skippers of: Merchant Ships, Fishing Vessels, Small Commercial Vessels and Pleasure Vessels
  • Ship: Builders, Designers, Operators, Owners and Managers
  • Marine Consultants, Recognised Organisations, Certifying Authorities and Approved and Nominated Bodies

This notice should be read with The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016 SI 2016/1025 as amended by the Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/470 (“the Regulations”’), MSN 1874 Amendment 3 (M+F), MGN 606 (M+F) and MGN 607 (M+F).

In the meantime for current regulations, please refer to MGN 554, MGN 557 and MSN 1874 (M+F) Amendment 2.

This MIN expires 01 April 2020

Published 15 March 2019
Last updated 15 March 2019+ show all updates