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Which UK regulations cover seafarers’ hours of work and rest?

The Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002/2125) as amended by The Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/1469).ย 

They implement in the UK the EU Directive on the Organisation of Seafarers’ Working time (1999/63/EC). Guidance on their requirements is in MSN 1767. MIN 178 (now expired) explained the requirements of the 2004 Amendment Regulations.

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