As regards standby vessels they should discharge all functions, whether directly or through the agency of the Department of Transport (DoT), save those which relate to the statutory responsibility of the DoT under the Merchant Shipping Acts 3.
What does MSA stand for?
MSA stands for Merchant Shipping Act
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Whereas it has been reported that you have been found duly qualified to fulfil the duties of Master in the Merchant Service, we do hereby, in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act 1854, grant you this Certificate of Competency," it reads.
Having put the ship owner, ship manager and the local ship agent on notice under sections 356 J & K of Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 (dealing with measures to prevent sea pollution), the federal Directorate General of Shipping is making efforts to contact the owner and insurer of the ship.
A Maritime and Coastguard Agency enforcement officer has examined the ship as part of the agency's investigation into whether there was any breach of the Merchant Shipping Act.
Public Notices COAST PROTECTION ACT 1949 Rhyl Flats Export Cable repair Works by RWE Npower, Windmill Hills Business Park, Whitehall Way, Swindon, Wilts SN5 6PB Notice is hereby given that RWE Npower Ltd has applied to the Marine and Fisheries Agency (acting on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) for consents under Section 34 of the Coast Protection Act 1949, as amended by Section 36 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1988 in order to provide protection for the electricity cables associated with the Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm.
294 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 to exempt UK flag vessels operating from Dover, and within 20 miles of a coast, from two sets of requirements.
The letter by fisheries department to boat owners quoted that Union ministry of agriculture through a letter dated October 26, 2009, quoting notification of shipping ministry, said that the action was taken under section 435 of Merchant Shipping Act and rule 3, secretary Nation Fish Workers Forum, Manish Lodhari said.
Samuel Plimsoll MP took up the need for ships' loading lines as a personal crusade and in that he was successful when in 1876 the United Kingdom Merchant Shipping Act was passed, thereby increasing seamen's safety while afloat.