MCA – Maritime and Coastguard Agency
This Government Agency works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea. It produces legislation and guidance on maritime matters, and provides certification to seafarers.
The MCA is sponsored by the Department of Transport, and is responsible for the safety of everybody in a vessel in UK waters and the safety of all seafarers on UK flagged vessels, together with various documentary and environmental responsibilities.
Under the SOLAS VI regulations effective from 1st July 2016 the MCA administer method 2 approval applications to verify VGM – Verified Gross Mass as a ‘Verified Weigher’
Link to MCA Verified Weigher application form
A new rail freight service from Jinhua to Dourges, in France has been initiated. Freight forwarders are warning of congestion on overland freight routes, as rail freight becomes more popular. The first train on the new route left Jinhua on ...Read More
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