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 - ISM/ISPS/MLC compliance  | C&N
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International Safety Management / International Ship & Port Security / Marine Labour Convention 2006 - C&N complies with the above Codes of Practice for yachts and passengers yachts operating on a worldwide basis. C&N yacht management division holds all requisite Document of Compliance (DOC) for most commonly used flags in the industry.

These Codes of Practice are mandatory for commercial yachts, nevertheless, C&N strongly recommends the implementation of safety management irrespective of the yachts’ operations or size.
C&N confirms it will:
  • Provide an ISM Safety Management Manual and ISPS Ship Security Plan
  • Provide a Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and company security officer, on-call 24/7
  • Carry out annual internal ISM/ISPS/MLC auditing of the yacht and associated reporting
  • Receive and review all monthly reporting on maintenance of safety and security
  • Monitor technical maintenance of the yacht through monthly reports and boat visits
  • Document that all crew are vetted to serve on board with qualifications the Minimum Safe Manning requires
  • Issue Fleet Circulars and assist in keeping all statutory certificates in date and valid
  • Give access to the C&N cloud based file sharing system which is used to convey and exchange all relevant data and information
24/7 emergency response  
We maintain a continuous emergency support service to yachts we manage. Each yacht has a 24/7 single point of contact with back-up as required from the yacht management department, in-house risk manager and legal advisor as required.

Our Emergency response plans are very clear and incorporate office-based and yacht procedures which provide assessment of the situation, the allocation of duties, contacts and checklists.

C&N yacht management staff have dealt directly with;
  • Mid-ocean medical evacuations with international emergency services
  • Propulsion failure requiring towage
  • Serious groundings and flooding
  • Crew fatality, emotional support for crew
  • Onboard DPA attendance to liaise with crew, accident investigators, local authorities, media
  • Repatriation of crew on medical grounds
  • Liaison with owners and insurers on major claims
  • Emergency repairs and supply of support
  • Media management

Yacht management services

Camper & Nicholsons has been providing a wide range of yacht management services since 1988, enabling us to acquire an unparalleled depth of experience in this specialist area.

Our expertise and knowledge encompass all aspects of yacht management, including the application and thorough understanding of Codes of Practice, rules and regulations, technical expertise, administration, commercial awareness and the more subjective factors of yachting.

Our yacht management team includes master mariners, engineers, purchasing staff, accountants, crew HR managers and placement agents, who provide the highest level of support and guidance to owners and captains.

By tailoring management services specifically designed to suit each yacht’s intended operation, we thrive to meet every client’s requirements.