Have your say—Safety of navigation and radio equipment

Wednesday 4 September 2019
We want your feedback on proposed changes to safety of navigation and radio equipment.

The consultation is open until Wednesday 2 October 2019.  

Marine order 27 provides information about:

  • radio equipment and communications
  • navigation safety measures and equipment
  • danger, urgency and distress signals and messages

The proposed new Marine order 27 (Safety of navigation and radio equipment) will amend the existing marine order to allow other approved operators to provide mobile satellite services within the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

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.