The Department of Transport wishes to advise that it has established a Panel of Authorized Surveyors to conduct statutory Radio Surveys
The Department of Transport has issued Marine Notice No. 49 of 2020 – Panel of Authorised Surveyors carrying out Statutory Radio Surveys on Irish sea-going vessels, including Fishing Vessels.
The Notice has been issued to all domestic passenger ship operators, fishing vessel owners, cargo ship operators, recognised organisations, masters, skippers, officers and seafarers. The Notice supersedes Marine Notice No 49 of 2017.
The Department of Transport wishes to advise that it has established a Panel of Authorized Surveyors to conduct statutory Radio Surveys on existing areas seagoing vessels including fishing vessels at locations in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The panel is established from 20 October 2020 until 20 October 2023.
Owners/Operators of vessels requiring a periodical/annual radio survey should contact a panel radio surveyor to arrange the surveys contact details and the scope of authorization for each panel radio surveyor or set out in the annex to this notice.
On completion of a survey, the Panel Radio Surveyors will endorse the vessel’s certificate as appropriate and or inform the Marine Survey Office (MSO) regarding the issue of any required statutory certificate to the vessel. The MSO will not issue statutory certificates to vessels that have not completed the required statutory radio survey.
Owners requiring an initial radio survey which includes all flag-in and new-build vessels must contact the Marine Survey Office preferably by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operators of existing cargo vessels which are in class with a recognized organization (RO) may continue to utilize the RO’s radio survey services should they so decide.
The contact details for the panel of surveyors are also available on the Department’s website