Prior visiting UK ports, operators should bear in mind that good preparation is needed and that all EU regulations - since UK ports are still considered as EU ports – and also ECA requirements, are applicable.


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The top 5 detainable deficiency category areas are: Fire Safety; Safety of navigation; MLC (including working & living conditions); Life saving Appliances and; Emergency Systems.

The UK ports in which most visits and inspections were recorded are:

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Source: RISK4SEA


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