SIGNIFICANT FUNDING FOR THE WORKBOAT CREWMEMBER APPRENTICESHIP

Friday 13th July 2018

We are delighted to report that the final piece of the Apprenticeship 'jigsaw' is now in place – with the Workboat Crewmember Standard and end-point assessment already published, the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has now recommended a funding band of £20,000 per Apprentice.

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SEAWORK ROUND-UP

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Friday 13th July 2018

It was great to see so many of you at Seawork and to catch up – both around the event and at the NWA Seawork dinner. Please find below a quick round-up of highlights from the event.

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REVIEW OF MLC M NOTICES AFFECTING CODED VESSELS

Friday 13th July 2018

Following comments from the industry about the lack of clarity on the application of MGN 490 (M) & 491(M) on the MLC substantial equivalence for crew accommodation below the waterline on workboats up to 500GT, the MCA has reviewed the two notices and rearranged the material in three notices as follows:

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NEW MEMBER: VEOLIA

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Friday 13th July 2018

We are pleased to introduce our latest member, Veolia.

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MCA WEATHER BROADCASTS AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Friday 13th July 2018

The MCA has recently revised and republished the Marine Safety Information Leaflet.

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JULY SAFETY FORUM

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Friday 13th July 2018

We are pleased to confirm that the next internal Safety Forum will be held on July 25th at Hoylake Sailing School.

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NWA TARGETS TOWAGE SAFETY WITH LAUNCH OF GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE

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Monday 2nd July 2018

Updated Guide is the latest National Workboat Association (NWA) initiative to support the towage sector by promoting ‘best practice’ and tackling safety challenges.

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WORKBOAT TRAILBLAZER APPRENTICESHIP – ASSESSMENT PLAN APPROVED

Tuesday 19th June 2018

We are pleased to confirm that the final assessment criteria for the revised Workboat Apprenticeship has now been agreed by the IfA and subsequently published on their website.

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SIGN UP FOR THE CARGO & STABILITY MODULE

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Tuesday 19th June 2018

Following the MCA's decision to allow holders of the Master <500GT Workboat CoC or Class 1 Fishing CoC to be issued with a full STCW <500GT Master, Near Coastal CoC upon completion of a combined Cargo and Stability module, please be advised that the Scottish Maritime Academy are running this module in August.

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SIGNIFICANT FUNDING FOR THE WORKBOAT CREWMEMBER APPRENTICESHIP

We are delighted to report that the final piece of the Apprenticeship 'jigsaw' is now in place – with the Workboat Crewmember Standard and end-point assessment already published, the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has now recommended a funding band of £20,000 per Apprentice.


Read More

SEAWORK ROUND-UP

It was great to see so many of you at Seawork and to catch up – both around the event and at the NWA Seawork dinner. Please find below a quick round-up of highlights from the event.


Read More

REVIEW OF MLC M NOTICES AFFECTING CODED VESSELS

Following comments from the industry about the lack of clarity on the application of MGN 490 (M) & 491(M) on the MLC substantial equivalence for crew accommodation below the waterline on workboats up to 500GT, the MCA has reviewed the two notices and rearranged the material in three notices as follows:


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