Have your say—Safety and emergency arrangements

Monday 16 September 2019
We want your feedback on proposed changes to safety and emergency arrangements.

The consultation is open until Tuesday 15 October 2019.  

Marine order 21 provides information about:

  • safety of navigation
  • emergency procedures and
  • atmosphere sampling and measuring.

The proposed new Marine order 21 (Safety and emergency arrangements) will amend the existing marine order to introduce a new regulation about damage control drills for passenger ships, and is included within the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.

Following the consultation period, it is proposed amendments to this order will come into effect on 1 January 2020.

What you can do

Read the consultation paper and have your say online or by post.