Friday, November 4, 2011


The following United Kingdom M-Notices are available at  If you experience any difficulties contact 023 8032 9391.

MIN 416 (M) Approved Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Small Vessel Certifying Authorities

MIN 418 (M) Advice Regarding Reefer Container Incidents.

Illustration by NAUTICAL LOG
a reefer container

**Note reefer containers that had been reported serviced in Vietnam exploded causing the deaths of port workers.**

Good Watch

Armed guards may now be carried by vessels in defence against pirates.  400 of our fellow seafarers are being held captive by pirates off the coast of Somalia.  They need to be rescued immediately please do what you can to expedite this.

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