The Isle of Man Ship Registry has released an updated version of the Master's Handbook for Merchant Vessels. The new Version is the 5th edition of the publication.
The main updates have been as follows:
Section 1 - New Section on Flag State Inspection Programme
Section 2 - Endorsements Section updated to include information on new 'Self Print' endorsements
Section 5 – MLC Section updated following 2014 amendments to MLC which entered into force earlier this year.
Section 9 – Surveys and Audits Section updated following changes in delegations following launch of General Inspection Scheme
Section 12 – CSRs - general update