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Guidance notices provide supporting information on specific technical issues or areas. Generally these notices do not cover technical issues that have already been covered by an existing advisory circular.

Issue 25, November 2016

Clarification of the definition of “passengers” for non-SOLAS passenger and non-passenger ships

This guidance clarifies the definition of passengers on non-SOLAS ships. It particularly addresses circumstances where persons employed or engaged by the operator are carried on board a ship that is normally defined as non-passenger under Maritime Rules Part 40C.

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