Notice to all Manufacturers, Shipbuilders, Shipowners, Ship Operators and Managers, Designers and Marine Consultants, Masters and Officers of Merchant Ships, Skippers of Fishing Vessels and Owners of Yachts and Pleasure Crafts
This Notice amends Merchant Shipping Notice No. MSN 1735 (M+F) and revokes MSN 1735 (M+F) Amendment 9
This Notice implements changes to the listing of equipment in Annex A.2 of the European Council Directive 96/98/EC of 20 December 1996 on marine equipment made by EU Commission Directive 2015/559/EU of 09 April 2015. The changes apply where no detailed internationally agreed testing standard exists. Equipment listed in the amended Annex A.2. will continue to be type approved by the UK’s Nominated Bodies until international standards are agreed and the products are transferred to Annex A.1 of the Marine Equipment Directive and into MSN 1734 (M+F).
- This Notice further amends MSN 1735 (M + F) and revokes and replaces MSN 1735 (M+ F) Amendment 9. It has effect from 30 April 2016.
- This Notice implements Commission Directive 2015/559/EU of 09 April 2015.
- This Notice updates the United Kingdom’s designated Nominated Body contact list.