Seaborne Freight:Written question - 205174

(Birmingham, Northfield)
Asked on: 04 January 2019
Department for Transport
Seaborne Freight
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to approve an operating manual covering the safety standards of ships to be used by Seaborne Freight for cross-channel ferries; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Ms Nusrat Ghani
Answered on: 14 January 2019

Seaborne Freight will be required to comply with the same stringent International Maritime Organization safety standards that are applied to all vessels. In the UK these are enforced by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

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