Department for Transport written question – answered on 7th June 2018.

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Photo of Brendan O'Hara Brendan O'Hara Scottish National Party, Argyll and Bute

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the recent delays at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of six weeks in issuing a Coding Certificate for UK registered vessels.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

An assessment has not been made because the Maritime and Coastguard Agency is not aware of any recent delays of six weeks in issuing a coding certificate for UK registered vessels. Most Code vessel work is undertaken by Code Vessel Certifying Authorities (CAs) who work on behalf of MCA.

The MCA can look at the specifics of the case(s) that have led to this enquiry, but would require further details, noting that should this case refer to a certificate issued by a CA, then that information will be shared with them.

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