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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency"s response to growth in the UK merchant fleet

National Audit Office

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency"s response to growth in the UK merchant fleet

by National Audit Office

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency (Great Britain),
  • Merchant marine -- Government policy -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNational Audit Office.
    SeriesReport / by the Comptroller and Auditor General -- HC 131 session 2008-2009
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE823 .G76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23556791M
    ISBN 109780102954586
    LC Control Number2009415513

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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency"s response to growth in the UK merchant fleet by National Audit Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (the Agency) of the Department for Transport is responsible for regulating and monitoring the safety of the United Kingdom’s merchant shipping fleet, and for maintaining registers of UK vessels and the officers eligible to serve on them.

The Agency also promotes the benefits of operating under the UK flag to the. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s Response to growth in the UK Merchant Fleet "The Maritime and Coastguard Agency coped with the recent sharp increase in the size of the UK-flagged merchant fleet by using its staff more efficiently and by delegating more of its survey work.

But with fewer surveyors, the Agency is now struggling to inspect the increased fleet, which could put at risk the quality advantage of the UK flag.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s response to growth in the UK merchant fleet Results of survey of Ships’ Masters As part of our study, we carried out a web and electronic mail survey of masters of UK registered merchant ships over gross tonnage who had experienced a ship survey or inspection by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), or a statutory survey by a.

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) released its audit of the response of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to the rapid growth of the UK merchant fleet. The MCA managed the growth. I joined the Agency in January as its first Non-Executive Chairman – a direct response to recommendations from the Maritime Growth Study.

Last year was my first full year in post and during this time the UK Flag has increased by one million tons and is now at the highest level since Work is continuing to increase to the 30m GT targetFile Size: KB. Maritime and Coastguard. Agency (MCA) - for all merchant vessels over GT. 1 - shows that gross tonnage on the UKSR has grown by 18% compared with the end offollowing three consecutive years of growth.

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The MCA, through HM Coastguard, provides a national hour maritime and coastal search and rescue (SAR) emergency response service throughout the UK. This report provides a picture of the world‟s merchant fleet derived from data contained in the Equasis database ().

It looks at the make up of the fleet and its performance. The statistics are grouped into themes which could be of interest to the industry and regulators.

The themes. Shipping Minister John Hayes wants to increase the amount of trade carried under the 'Red Duster' as the government is working to double the size of the UK Ship Register from 16 to 30 million gross tonnage.

At the same time, we have grasped the new opportunities of the government’s Maritime Growth Study to help boost the UK’s maritime economy. This includes adopting a commercially aware and more customer-focused approach to regulating the shipping industry and administering the UK merchant fleet under the Red Size: 1MB.

The U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a global advisory to alert the maritime industry, and those active in the energy and metals sectors to deceptive shipping practices used to evade sanctions, with a focus on Iran, North Korea, and Syria.

United Kingdom enforces agreed regulations through the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). World seaborne trade grew 7% from 7, million tonnes to 8, million tonnes in after negative world growth in and is anticipated to grow, albeit at a slower rate intoFile Size: KB.

The Maritime Coastguard Agency implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK and works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea. They provide a hour maritime search and rescue service around the UK coast and in the international search and rescue region through HM Coastguard, and inspect and survey ships to ensure.

A visual guide to response signals from life-saving stations prepared by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in accordance with SOLAS regulations. Sold as a pack of 10 cards. More Information. Maritime & Coastguard Agency The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT).

We work to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea. We produce legislation and guidance on maritime matters and provide certification to seafarers. We enforce standards for ship safety, security. The Merchant Navy is the United Kingdom maritime register and describes the seagoing commercial interests of UK-registered ships and their crews.

Merchant Navy vessels fly the Red Ensign and are regulated by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). King George V bestowed the title of "Merchant Navy" on the British merchant shipping fleets following their service in the First World War. Britain's merchant fleet grows for first time since Britain’s shipping register and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to make it serve shipowners better.

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Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Southampton. 69K likes. Safer lives, safer ships, cleaner ers: 73K.Maritime and Coastguard Agency LogMERCHANT SHIPPING NOTICE MSN (F) The Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15m Length Overall Notice to all Designers, Builders, Owners, Employers, Skippers and Crew of Fishing Vessels This notice should be read in conjunction with the Fishing Vessels (Code of Practice).The UK Ship Register is part of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), which is an executive agency of the UK Government's Department for Transport.

The Register is one of the best-performing flags in the major Port State Control regimes and has a reputation for maintaining the highest international standards. For all your registration needs and information.