Fri, Oct

For what offences can a shipmaster be fined up to £50, 000 on summary conviction in a UK court?

MCA Oral Exam Questions

(1) Causing a non-British ship to appear British; 

(2) concealing a British ship's nationality; (3) failing to render assistance and stay by the other vessel after a collision; (4) ship is "dangerously unsafe"; (5) being in a temporary exclusion zone (TEZ) unlawfully; (6) disobeying a "Schedule 3A direction" in a salvage and pollution incident; (7) obstructing a person giving a "Schedule 3A direction"; (8) entering or leaving a UK port or terminal without a valid OPIC; (9) leaving a UK port in contravention of a Detention Order; (10) carrying passengers in excess of the number permitted by the Passenger Certificate or Passenger Ship Safety Certificate; (11) infringement of Rule 10(b)(i), i. e. not proceeding with the traffic flow in a traffic separation scheme. :AR-SA'> Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (illegal discharge of oil pollutants in UK national waters); and (2) contravention of Regulations 12, 13 or 16 (the "discharge regulations") of The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 1996.